Witness for Peace, "an organization that
works to change United States national and corporate policies to ones that
more fully support peace, justice and sustainable economies in the Americas,"
is organizing "Unmasking the War on Drugs from Colombia to Los Angeles,"
a delegation from the west coast that will visit Colombia in June or July
Led by USC professor of International Relations
David Andrus and Witness for Peace Bay Area coordinator Emily Firman, the
Los Angeles delegation is one of a series being sent to Colombia each month
next year. The Los Angeles organizers have chosen to examine the
"war on drugs" as it is fought both abroad and at home.
To get involved, Los Angelenos can contact
Rebecca Belletto at (213) 382-3805 or e-mail BellettoR@aol.com.
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Issue #202, 9/7/01
Editorial: How Soon We Forget | Michigan Drug Warriors Drive Marijuana Activists to the Brink, Then Gun Them Down: Standoff Ends With Two Dead at Rainbow Farm | Federal Prosecutors Running Scared in 9th Circuit, Ask Court to Reverse Buckland Finding on Mandatory Minimums and Post-Conviction Sentence Enhancements | Annals of Prop. 36:00:00 Orange County Court Extends Provisions to Paraphernalia Offenses, Alameda DAs Fight to Keep Drug Offenders in Jail Pending Conviction | Veterans Group Passes Anti-Drug War Resolution | Cannabis Cafes in London? Brixton Discusses Amsterdam-Style Coffee Houses | Narco News Gains Congressional Ally in "Drug War on Trial" Lawsuit | Colombian President Calls for Global Summit to Evaluate Anti-Drug Policies | Newsbrief: Needle Exchange in Springfield and Atlanta | Witness for Peace Delegation to Take on Drug War | Net Scan: Alan Bock, Jamaica Commission | T-shirts for Victory! Special Offer and Appeal from DRCNet This Month | Action Alerts: Ecstasy Bill, HEA, Mandatory Minimums, Medical Marijuana, John Walters | HEA Campaign Still Seeking Student Victim Cases -- New York Metropolitan Area Especially Urgent | The Reformer's Calendar
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