Paki Wieland http://wamc.org en Northampton Activist Part Of Gaza Delegation http://wamc.org/post/northampton-activist-part-gaza-delegation <p>A peace activist from Northampton, Massachusetts is part of a delegation of 100 women who are traveling to Gaza for International Women’s Day on March 8th.&nbsp;&nbsp; Paki Wieland was just released from a jail in New York. She was among a group of a dozen people convicted of disorderly conduct as a result of a protest outside the Hancock Air National Guard Base.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Wieland about the air base protest and the trip to Gaza.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:43:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 85165 at http://wamc.org Northampton Activist Part Of Gaza Delegation Peace Activist Traveled To Pakistan To Protest Drone Strikes http://wamc.org/post/peace-activist-traveled-pakistan-protest-drone-strikes <p></p><p>An American drone strike Thursday in Pakistan reportedly killed a militant commander who had directed attacks on U.S. forces in neighboring Afghanistan.&nbsp; The U.S. military for several years has waged a campaign of drone attacks in Pakistan.&nbsp; Recently, a peace activist from Northampton Massachusetts, Paki Wieland traveled to Pakistan, and the region of Waziristan, where most of the drone strikes occur, to protest American policy.&nbsp;&nbsp; She spoke with WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 55059 at http://wamc.org Peace Activist Traveled To Pakistan To Protest Drone Strikes