Indian workers’ hunger strike schedule

17 05 2008

Members of the Alliance of Guestworkers for Dignity, Congress of Indian Workers launched a hunger strike on May 14th.

They will be keeping their fast 24 hours a day — in public from 9am to 7pm daily, and in a separate indoor location at night. You can visit them at the following locations:

Weds, May 15th – Friday, May 16th:
Lafayette Park in front of the White House (16th and H, NW). Look out for their banner and blue tarp.

Sat, May 17th – Monday, May 19th:
Gandhi Memorial at 21st and Massachusetts Ave, NW, off Dupont Circle.

Beginning Tuesday, May 20th:
Capitol Reflecting Pool (3rd St between Maryland and Pennsylvania Ave, NW).

Rally: Weds, May 21st
Noon
Capitol Reflecting Pool

(3rd St between Maryland and Pennsylvania Ave, NW)
A second wave of workers will join the hunger strike, and allies will join in a solidarity fast.

Community-wide Meeting with the Alliance of Guestworkers for Dignity
Thursday, May 22nd
7-9pm

All Soul’s Unitarian Church
1500 Harvard St, NW

Interfaith Worker Justice Prayer Circle
Friday, May 23rd:
Noon

Capitol Reflecting Pool, 3rd St between Maryland and Pennsylvania Ave, NW

There will be another major action on Wed, May 28th.

Please back for updates!

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20 05 2008
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