First published on October 23, 2015
Earlier this month, just days after the 14th anniversary of the United States’ longest-ever war, its invasion of Afghanistan, the U.S. bombed a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Our government killed at least 19 people, burning many of them alive in their hospital beds.
The U.S. and Afghan governments told numerous contradictory stories about the story, and President Obama has refused to support the independent investigation demanded by Doctors Without Borders.
Protesters in Chicago organized by Voices For Creative Non-Violence gathered outside of Stroger Cook County shortly after the attack under the slogan, “Bombing Hospitals is a War Crime.”
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