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CODEPINK leaders announce plans for investment in Iranian wind energy company; Hope to defy sanctions and build peaceful relations
December 12th, 2008

As Obama moves right in Cabinet picks, CODEPINK returns from Iran calling for direct talks with Iranian leaders and lifting of sanctions
December 2nd, 2008

As Obama tilts center, young American woman pushes for peace in Iran
November 26th, 2008

CODEPINK co-founders on peace diplomacy mission to Iran: Meet with Iranian officials and community groups; urge Obama to meet with U.S. peace movement
November 24th, 2008

CODEPINK women speak out against illegal spying by the Maryland State Police; Call for Obama administration to protect free speech, privacy rights of activists
November 19th, 2008

Two CODEPINK Activists Arrested for Protesting Karl Rove at Commercial Finance Association Annual Convention
November 13th, 2008

After saving Queens woman from foreclosure, CODEPINK pressures Washington to bail out Main Street
October 31st, 2008

CODEPINK Activists Stage Arrest of Karl Rove for Lying to Congress about the Iraq War at Mortgage Bankers Annual Convention
October 21st, 2008

CODEPINK co-founder disrupts mortgage bankers convention: Calls for a moratorium on foreclosures and bailouts with taxpayer money
October 21st, 2008
Medea Benjamin, cofounder of CODEPINK, interrupts annual conference to demand moratorium on foreclosures to save millions of Americans from losing their homes.

Queens woman loses son in Iraq, now her home to foreclosure scam: where's the bailout for Americans?
October 16th, 2008

Foxes in the henhouse on Wall Street!
October 7th, 2008

CODEPINK activists and other peace organizations meet with Iranian president in New York
September 24th, 2008
NEW YORK -- Calling it a "major step forward" in relations between Iran and the United States, leading activists Medea Benjamin and Jodie Evans of CODEPINK Women for Peace -- along with more than 150 other U.S. peace group representatives -- met Wednesday afternoon with Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad here following his appearance at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.

Hundreds of Americans and CODEPINK to pile their trash at Wall Street Thursday and demand "No Cash for Trash" and "Bail out this, Mr. Paulson!"
September 24th, 2008
NEW YORK -- Hundreds of everyday Americans will create an enormous pile of junk down by Wall Street at 4 p.m. tomorrow and demand, "No cash for trash!" and "Bailout this, Mr. Paulson!", to protest the government's proposal to use $700 billion of taxpayers' money to bail out banks that had a central role in creating what has been termed "the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression."

CODEPINK women to knock all over America in historic "Millions Doors" day of canvassing for peace!
Press release detailing CODEPINK's participation in historic Million Doors for Peace campaign canvassing across America Sept. 20.

CODEPINK activists interrrupt Sarah Palin's RNC speech at side of the stage
September 3rd, 2008
Two activists of the women's peace group CODEPINK disrupted Sarah Palin's speech tonight at the Republican National Convention when they approached the stage where Palin was speaking, adjusted their clothes to reveal pink slips that read "Palin is not a woman's choice," stood there at the side of the stage for about a minute and yelled "Women say no to war!" and "Women need a vice-president for peace!" They also removed banners that read "Women need a peace vice-president."

Arrested CODEPINK activists released, doing well
September 3rd, 2008
The four CODEPINK activists arrested on charges of trespassing and disorderly conduct Wednesday here were processed and released with a couple hours.

Four CODEPINK women arrested at 4 p.m. in St. Paul in act of civil disobedience
September 3rd, 2008
Four members of the CODEPINK Women for Peace activist group were arrested around 4 p.m. today at a peaceful demonstration in downtown St. Paul.

CODEPINK to raise a ruckus and bring tough questions to RNC
ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS – For the past five days, the leading anti-war group CODEPINK made headlines from The Denver Post, to the Washington Times with their vivacious, creative peace message at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. At this week's Republican National Convention in the Twin Cities, nearly 100 members of the women-initiated group will make more headlines with vibrant demonstrations, creative costumes, songs, banners and hard questions for delegates and politicians gathered there.

Arrested CODEPINK member released from jail, optimistic for further action
August 27th, 2008
CODEPINK member Alicia Forrest, 24, arrested yesterday on her way to a rally here during the Democratic convention, was released from Denver City Jail at 9 p.m. Tuesday. While tired from the ordeal, she's optimistic for further CODEPINK actions and progress for the rest of the week.

Hostile police hassle, arrest of CODEPINK member at DNC (with video)
August 26th, 2008
Before arresting a member of the women's peace group, CODEPINK, police officers here shoved the woman to the ground with a raised baton, left her on the ground in pain for several minutes, and when she began answering questions to reporters nearby, an officers pulled her roughly away by the elbows to arrest her, according to eyewitness accounts at a press conference held outside the jail.

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