Since the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on
Sept. 11, there have been many peace vigils and rallies all over
the country and the world. Below is a sampling of those. For more
information on hundreds of schedules rallies throughout the world,
go to www.indymedia.org/peace or http://pax.protest.net/.
About 4,000 Berkeley students attended a "free speech candlelight
vigil for peace" in the wake of the attacks in New York and
At least two different anti-war student walkouts took place in Quebec
City area. Students wanted to show opposition to an American war.
The first one was a high school on the south shore and the second
one was a women-only college in Quebec City itself.
Hundreds of people gathered at Snow Park in Oakland to mourn, provide
support for each other, and speak out against violent United States
policies at home and abroad.
Hundreds marched form Adams Morgan to Dupont Circle with a message
of sorrow for the victims of these tragic events and of hope for
There was a Walk For Peace followed by a teach-in at the university
which was attended by over 250 people.
200 Atlanta area residents gathered at Woodruff Park in downtown
Atlanta to voice their concerns with the rising threat of war in
retaliation for the tragic acts of terrorism in Washington, D.C.
and New York.
As thousands of people thronged the streets of Manhattan in a candlelit
vigil to remember the dead of Friday night, hundreds of protesters
waved placards warning against war and racism.
this past Sunday brought a clear, warm day to the St. Louis area
as well as a clear response to the recent call for a "New War"
on enemies of the US. Food not Bombs, an ongoing nationwide grassroots
campaign to bring attention to what is seen as America's skewed
priorities of military strength over domestic welfare, continued
that effort in University City.
There was a "community anti-war forum" called by the Chicago
Direct Action Network. There were more than 400 people in attendance.
More than 300 people gathered outside Downing Street for a peace
vigil, calling for justice for all, not vengeance.
National Day of Action
Over 146 campuses in 36 states and one Canadian province held rallies
and vigils for peace.