Democracy Now: Protesters in Berlin For German troops Out of Afghanistan

9/17/07 headlines on democracy now:

Protesters in Berlin For German troops Out of Afghanistan

In Germany, anti-war protesters gathered in Berlin on Saturday to demand the pullout of German troops from Afghanistan. The protest comes ahead of a key parliamentary vote on Germany’s role in the nearly six-year-old war. Speakers at the protest included American peace activist Kelly Campbell of Sept. 11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows.

    * Kelly Campbell: "Despite the foreign troops on the ground in Afghanistan, the security situation is getting worse. Civilians are being killed and foreign military are being killed at an increasing rate. Reconstruction is not happening. Aid organizations are pulling out. So, clearly a military occupation, which we know is not working in Iraq, is also not working in Afghanistan, and it

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