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Medea Benjamin: An interview with peace activist Kathy Kelly

On January 23, Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a campaign to end U.S. military and economic warfare, will begin a three-month jail sentence in federal prison for a protest against drones (also known as “unmanned aerial vehicles”) at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri. 1,731 more words

Militarism

Medea Benjamin: Federal Prison Sentence Begins for Anti-Drone Activist

An interview with peace activist Kathy Kelly

On January 23, Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a campaign to end U.S. military and economic warfare, begins a three-month jail sentence in federal prison for a protest against drones (also known as “unmanned aerial vehicles”) at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri. 1,655 more words

Social Justice

To a drone-free 2015!

I got to spend about a month in Iraq with Kathy Kelly (and the rest of our delegation) before the US invasion on the Compassion Iraq Peacewalk. 540 more words

Circle Of Hope

Drone Protester Kathy Kelly Sentenced to Prison

NextNewsNetwork, Dec 2014

We recently learned about the CIA torture report from the Senate Intelligence Report. But the report isn’t just shining the light on Guantanamo Bay, it’s also raising a lot of questions about American foreign policy in general. 77 more words

Tyranny

Uncomplicated, in Afghanistan — Part 1

We would like to thank Kathy Kelly, Chicago based humanitarian worker and co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, for joining EMERGENCY USA as a guest blog author again.  404 more words

From The Field

Kathy Kelly: Drones and Discrimination — Kick the Habit

 It’s one thing to read about the shameful racism and discrimination of the U.S.  criminal justice system. It’s quite another to sit next to a woman who is facing ten or more years in prison, isolated from children she has not held in years, and to learn from her about the circumstances that led to her imprisonment.

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