On Saturday, October 27, some 7,500 protestors marched at a regional demonstration in Boston as part of a national day of protest against the war in Iraq called by United for Peace and Justice. Regional demonstrations were held in 11 cities.
The Boston event started with a rally at Boston Common, with speakers and cultural performers, followed by a march from 2:30 thru 3:30 around Copley Square and back to the Common. The event was endorsed by over 200 organizations.
The demands for the Boston action were: Bring All The Troops Home Now; End All Funding for the Iraq War Now; Support Our Communities, Fund Human Needs; No Attack on Iran; Stop the Attacks on Civil Liberties, Defend Human Rights.