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CodePink LA Vigil & Memorial for our friend Marla Ruzicka - Friday (tomorrow) April 29th at 5 PM at the Federal Building in Westwood

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    CodePink Women for Peace-LA http://www.codepinkalert.org Join CodePink-LA to Honor Our Friend Marla Ruzicka Who Died in Iraq Earlier this Month Vigil and
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      CodePink Women for Peace-LA
      http://www.codepinkalert.org

      Join CodePink-LA to Honor Our Friend
      Marla Ruzicka Who Died in Iraq Earlier this Month

      Vigil and Memorial to be Held on Friday, April 29
      on Behalf of Civilian Casualties of War

      LOS ANGELES, CA--CodePink LA is honoring 28-year-old Marla Ruzicka and
      her Iraqi colleague Faiz Ali Salimwith a vigil and memorial
      commemorating their lives and work on behalf of civilian casualties of
      war the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.

      Marla, who went on CodePink's first humanitarian trip to Iraq in
      February of 2003, and decided to stay to help the Iraqi people, was
      killed in a car bombing in Baghdad on Saturday, April 16, 2005.

      WHEN: April 29, 2005 at 5pm

      WHERE: The Vigil will be held across the street from the Federal
      Building in Westwood on the NW corner of Veteran and Wilshire

      NOTE: Memorial to follow at 7pm, 2010 Linden Street in Venice.

      Jodie Evans, co-founder of CodePink was one of the leaders of Marla's
      first trip to Iraq iwill speak about her close friend and colleague.

      Marla Ruzicka created the Campaign for Innocent Victims In Conflict
      (CIVIC) (http://www.civicworldwide.org), to count casualties, provide
      assistance, and pressure the US government to take responsibility for
      the innocent civilians harmed by US forces.

      A national day of vigils and memorials for Marla and Faiz will be held
      around the country on Tuesday, May 3 and in Washington, DC on May 14 at
      the U.S. Senate. (go to http://www.civicworldwide.org for more
      information.)

      For More Information on CodePink event contact:
      Tiffany 310.592.1564 / tiffany@...

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