"Bring the Troops Home," Say Times Square Protesters

Pasquini, Elaine
June 2004
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Jun2004, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p80
Outraged by the deaths of hundreds of Iraqi civilians and 44 U.S. and coalition troops during the first week of April 2004, the New York chapter of International Act Now to Stop War and End Racism coalition initiated an emergency anti-war protest April 9, 2004 in the heart of Times Square. Amid workers leaving their offices on Good Friday afternoon, demonstrators jammed into a cordoned-off area of Broadway between 41st and 42nd Sts. chanting, "Stop the war!" and "Bring the troops home!" Many protesters carried several protest signs.


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