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CodePink Activists Disrupt Blinken’s Senate Testimony, Call for Diplomacy Over Wars

HeadlineMar 23, 2023

On Capitol Hill, peace activists with the group CodePink repeatedly interrupted U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken Wednesday as he testified to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. This is CodePink founder Medea Benjamin.

Medea Benjamin: “The American people don’t want to keep fueling a proxy war with Russia that could lead us to World War III or a nuclear holocaust. You’re supposed to be a diplomat. Start negotiating! You know, if you don’t like the Chinese proposal, where is your peace proposal?”

Police moved in to arrest CodePink members as they delivered their messages to Blinken and senators.

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