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US protesters urge troops’ withdrawal May 3, 2011

Posted by chezanni in Demonstrations.
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In the US, anti-war activists have staged a rally outside the White House, calling on the government to withdraw all American troops from Iraq and Afghanistan immediately.

“We are outside the White House today, Monday, after the assassination of Osama Bin Laden [on Sunday in Pakistan],” Liz Hourican, a local peace activist and leading member of Code Pink anti-war group, told Press TV in an interview.

She added that the demonstrators want their government to stop triggering violence and suffering in the world.

The activists also demanded President Barack Obama to adopt a policy based on “humanity” and not “offensive militarism.” (more…)