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Protesting Torture: What’s in a sign?

On Monday, The Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane announced a protest calling for the prosecution of the two Spokane psychologists who designed and implemented the torture program of the CIA under President Bush.

Residents to gather in Downtown Spokane to protest Grand Jury decision

Today at 5 p.m. residents will gather outside of City Hall to protest the Grand Jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown.

Weekend symposium to focus on reforming Spokane’s criminal justice system

Efforts to reform Spokane's criminal justice system are under way. The Smart Justice Spokane Community Symposium will be held Saturday (Nov. 15) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gonzaga University School of Law.

Guilty until Proven Innocent: The Exonerated comes to Gonzaga

The death penalty drama, "The Exonerated," will return Spokane the week before Thanksgiving. Hosted by the Gonzaga University Department of Theatre and Arts.

PJALS rally calls for U.S. to cease military support of Israel

The attention of those ogling the polished, classic cars on display in downtown Spokane Thursday evening was interrupted when dozens of people waving Palestinian flags and shaking “no war” signs marched their way to the offices of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Sen. Patty Murray to show opposition U.S. military aid supporting Israel's bombing of civilians in Gaza.

BRIEF: Community invited to share criminal justice system experiences

The Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane is teaming up with Smart Justice Spokane and I Did the Time to invite those in the community who have experienced the realities of the criminal justice system to share their stories through the Smart Justice PhotoVoice Project.

BRIEF: PJALS to protest against U.S. war in Iraq

Today at 5 p.m. volunteers from the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane will gather on the corner of Division and North River Drive to show their opposition to U.S. intervention in Iraq.

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