Free Syria events in New York City

The group Syria Solidarity New York City will feature a screening of¬†the VICE/HBO film¬†Assad’s¬†Syria, a¬†documentary depicting life under brutal dictatorship and war conditions. Followed by a discussion with Malek Rasamny, a journalist and film-maker with experience on the ground in Syria. We will examine the causes of the refugee crisis, and what we as part of the world community can do to help.¬†April 27, 6:30 PM at¬†Word Up Community Book Shop,¬†2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.), Washington Heights, New York City.

Syria Solidarity New York City holds a Weekly Syria Peace Vigil every Friday at from 6-8 PM in the south end of Union Square Park (facing 14th St.) We stand to oppose all forms of violence against the Syrian people, including refugee bans and Muslim bans here at home. We oppose the violence of the Assad regime, Russia, Iran and all imperialist powers. We stand to oppose the sieges, bombings, gas attacks, disappearances and torture. (Friday April 27 we will take the night off for the event at Word Up bookstore. We will resume the vigil on May 4.)

On June 9, CounterVortex editor Bill Weinberg will moderate a panel discussion on “Solidarity with the Syrian Revolution,” with Syrian American activists Amina A. of Syria Solidarity NYC and Shiyam Galyon of Books Not Bombs, at the 12th NYC Anarchist Book Fair, Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Sq South, Greenwich Village, New York City.

Time to be announced. Watch this spot, or the Anarchist Book Fair website.

at 165 St.