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Family members, Code Pink protest Egypt's detention of sit-in translater Mohamed Soltan

On April 21, Mohamed Soltan's two sisters and brother backed by Code Pink showed up at the Egyptian Embassy.
Video-Family members,other Egyptians and Code Pink speak out

In front of the gates of the Egyptian Embassy

CCAN delivers 105,000 petitions to FERC opposing new oil and gas pipelines and export facilities

On the 17th of April, Climate Change Action Network(CCAN) delivered over 105,000 signed petitions to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) demanding they stop rubberstamping oil and gas infrastructure projects. (video embed in article)

White House vigiler tasered for "too many signs" combines many into one giant sign

Video interview with activist tasered by Park Police

On the 13th of April, White House peace vigil participant Barry Knight answered the Park Police decision to taser him for "too many signs" a couple weeks ago by combining as many signs as possible into a single giant sign.

Read 'em and weep, Sgt Reed!

Food Not Bombs offers free food while IMF/World Bank delegates meet

On the 13th of April, social activists from Food Not Bombs served free food in Murrow Park outside the IMF and World Bank meetings. Not one of the delegates accepted the food. Food Not Bombs then moved to Franklin Park where there was much more interest in the food from area homeless folks who rely on the availablity of free food.
Video from Food Not Bombs

Food Not Bombs in Murrow Park 4-13-2014

"Plague of Debt" street theater marches from IMF to Mall during Cherry Blossoms

On the 12th of April, anti-globalization protesters staged a "Plague of Debt" street theater event against the IMF/World Bank meetings
Street theater video

Code Pink disrupts Egyptian Minister of Finance' event at US Chamber of Commerce

On the 11th of April, Egyptian Minister of Finance Hani Qadri Demian showed up to be "honored” at a luncheon staged by the US Chamber of Commerce, only to face disruption by Code Pink. Video (Youtube)

Video: bike racers train under the cherry blossoms

44 sec video of bike racers training under the cherry trees at Haines Point

Footage of DC area bike racers training under the cherry blossoms on their first or second day open. As of two days later WTOP Radio reported crowds so heavy this was no longer possible, at least at the noon hours reported by them.

Save the Rock Creek Deer calls for removing park from NPS control after 106 deer shot

Group Condemns National Park Service for Killing 106 Deer in Rock Creek National Park
Calls for Congressional Investigation into Park Mismanagement;
Says Rock Creek National Park should be removed from Park Service control

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