This weekend in Washington, organizers held a series of teach-ins on global trade and movement organizing, and alsoon the burgeoning peace movement in the US. On Saturday night the International Socialist Organization sponsored aforum in the All Soul’s Church called: “Don’t Turn this Tragedy into a War.” The first speaker was the ReverendGraylan Hagler, a longtime civil rights, anti death penalty, and anti war activist, well-known in Washington DC, mostrecently for work to prevent DC General Hospital, the oldest hospital in the country, from being shut down.
- Rev. Graylan Hagler, anti-war and anti-death penalty activist.
- Kani Xulam, Director, of American Kurdish Information Network, also spoke at the forum. He has been on avigil for political prisoners in Turkey for seven months now.
- Kani Xulam, Director, American Kurdish Information Network.