WERU News Report 8/28/12

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Segment 1: The statewide meeting of the Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition will be held at the Belfast Free Library on Saturday morning, September 15, starting at 9:30. We talk with organizer Judy Garvey. More information is available at www.maineprisoneradvocacy.org/

Segment 2: Well known international peace activist and author Kathy Kelly spoke in Maine last week, after returning from one of her many trips to Afghanistan. She described the work of Afghan Peace Volunteers, and day-to-day life, under the shadow of the on-going U.S. military presence in that country. Audio recorded by Matt Murphy, edited by Amy Browne. FMI: www.livewithoutwars.org/ , www.vcnv.org, www.facebook.com/groups/AfghanPeaceVolunteers/
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(NOTE: This is Part 1 of 3. Part 2 aired on 8/29/12 and Part 3 will air on 9/4/12)