Seven anti-nuclear activists face up to 20 years in prison after a jury in Georgia on Thursday found the activists guilty of four counts of destruction and depredation of government property in excess of $1,000, trespassing, and conspiracy, charges that could land each member of the group in prison for up to 20 years.
Chicago Committee Against War & Racism hosts a discussion with activist Cindy Sheehan & veteran Vince Emanuele about the current state of anti-war movement and how to stop U.S. forever wars.
She added that there are two other ways to launch negotiations — either by adopting a U.N. General Assembly resolution or having a country begin the process, as Canada did for the land mine treaty and Norway did for the treaty banning cluster munitions.
“Countries need to come together in a core group willing to take on the big guys, so to speak,” Williams said.
IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is an outdoor work of art in Iceland conceived by Yoko Ono in memory of John Lennon.