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Eyes Wide Open Film Series - Documentary films Sept 12, 2013 - Nov 21, 2014.

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Petition to support freedom of the press and freedom of expression in Iraq! - U.S. Citizens for Peace & Justice - Rome fully supports and has endorsed the Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative and the "Society for Defending Press Freedom".

Please read, circulate and add your name to the international petition.


Petition against Foreign Military Intervention in Syria - U.S. Citizens for Peace & Justice - Rome has endorsed a petition campaign promoted by Peacelink Association, Italy, urging the United Nations and the international community generally to take immediate action to prevent any foreign military intervention against Syria, and instead, to act in good faith for a true mediation.

For more information and to add your signature...

U.S. Citizens for Peace & Justice - Rome

USC4P&J is a non-partisan group of U.S. citizens and international friends who firmly believe there can be no peace without justice. We work to spark debate, raise consciousness and promote positive change through self-education, outreach events and direct nonviolent action.

We believe in the sovereignty of nations and oppose any attempt at military and economic domination of other peoples; in particular we oppose attempts at "regime change" through invasion and occupation and reject the concept of preemptive or preventive war.

We are in favor of negotiation and diplomacy to resolve differences and settle conflicts between peoples and therefore oppose the recourse to war as a means of "establishing order", "bringing democracy" or "eliminating terrorism"; indeed, we consider war to be both an act of terrorism and a breeding ground for terrorism.

We defend human rights and oppose all abuses including torture and rape, imprisonment without due process and the use of chemical, atomic and other weapons of mass destruction.

We believe that those who have abused the human rights of the world's citizens need to face legal prosecution.

We believe that internationally, but particularly in the U.S., military spending needs to be decreased and spending be increased to guarantee basic social services to all citizens.

We believe that economic and political -- but not military -- means should be used to halt nuclear proliferation and to put pressure on all current nuclear powers to disarm. The United States should lead the way by giving the right example, i.e. by initiating unilateral nuclear disarmament at home.

We believe that free and fair elections are one of democracy's core rights and need to be protected.

We believe that open debate and an accurately informed public are fundamental elements of a healthy democracy.

We are firmly convinced that by taking an active role in democracy and promoting social justice, citizens can bring about long lasting, positive change.

As U.S. citizens living abroad, we commit to:

  • stay involved in U.S. politics from overseas;
  • work locally with Italian groups to achieve our common goal - peace and social justice;
  • be part of the bridge making this an international movement;
  • make our voices heard both at home and abroad.

We welcome all individuals interested in promoting a just and sustainable global society.

U.S. Citizens for Peace & Justice
info@peaceandjustice.it

Upcoming Events

Eyes Wide Open Film Series: Sept 12 - Nov 21, 2012

Petition in support of press freedom in Iraq: Sign the petition in support of freedom of the press and freedom of expression in Iraq. For more information...

Petition against foreign military intervention in Syria: Sign the petition promoted by PeaceLink and endorsed by U.S. Citizens for Peace & Justice. For more information...

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Our documentary film series continues in 2013.


Vicenza Dossier
Articles and photos on the struggle against a new U.S. military base in Vicenza, Italy


Camp Darby Dossier

Informative dossier created by the Committee For the Dismantlement and Reconversion To Exclusively Civilian Use of Camp Darby

Dear Mr. Ambassador
A series of letters expressing our concerns and asking for answers from the U.S. Ambassador to Italy, Ronald Spogli.

Volunteer Call
Channel your outrage into something constructive.

 

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