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The remaining delegates waiting to go to Gaza, trapped in the Cairo airport.

by Media Benjamin Via CODEPINK email

Just the other day I hopped on a plane to Egypt, eager to join the international delegation of 100 women headed to Gaza for International Women’s Day. 350 more words


Good for You Egypt!!--Egypt Deports More Code Pink Pro-Hamas Agitators

The government of Egypt is not backing down in the face of Code Pink leader Susan ‘Medea’ Benjamin following through on her threat to “make a scandal” 276 more words

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Code Pink Founder Brutalized in Cairo and Deported

Media Benjamin, the co-founder of the anti-war and progressive organization, Code Pink, was violently pushed to ground and arrested in Cairo airport and kept in an airport cell overnight by Egyptian authorities and deported to Turkey. 431 more words

Medea Benjamin Detained, Jailed, Seriously Injured, then Deported from Egypt

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democracynow on Mar 4, 2014

democracynow.org – U.S. peace activist Medea Benjamin was detained Monday at Cairo’s airport by Egyptian police without explanation. She says she was questioned, held overnight in an airport prison cell and then violently handcuffed by Egyptian officials, who dislocated her shoulder and broke her arm.


Code Pink Founder Jailed in Egypt, Claims Police Broke Her Arm

Medea Benjamin of Code Pink announced on twitter last night that she had been jailed by Egyptian police as she was on her way leading a group of activists to  222 more words

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Are Egyptian military coup leaders sending a message to activists?

Yesterday on her way to join a delegation of 100 women traveling to Gaza, Medea Benjamin was detained at the Cairo airport. She was given no reasons, but this 60-year-old American (co-founder of… 323 more words


PressTV: “No war on Iran” shouted outside AIPAC meeting

Mon Mar 3, 2014 1:41AM GMT

The co-founder of CODEPINK, a peace and social justice movement, says hundreds of anti-war protesters call for peace with Iran outside the venue of the annual policy conference of American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in Washington DC. 267 more words