We need all those who stand for peace to call for deescalation on the Korean peninsula and an immediate end to the U.S.-South Korean war games.
On Sunday, November 28, from 12 noon to 3 pm EST (9 am to 12 noon PST) and
Wednesday, December 1 from 7 pm to 10 pm EST (4pm to 7 pm PST)
Join the National Campaign to End the Korean War in a coordinated online demonstration!
1. Email the White House and State Department and urge President Obama and State Secretary Clinton to immediately stop current and future joint U.S.-South Korean war maneuvers, and sign a Peace Treaty to end the state of war that has existed for sixty years on the Korean peninsula.
2. Post replies on online media sites and blogs where the issue is being discussed and call for de-escalation and a peaceful resolution. Refer to the our factsheet for talking points and see the article links posted for further information.
Some suggested sites (and their Twitter accounts) are:
• CNN (Twitter: @cnn)
• The New York Times (Twitter: @nytimes)
• The Washington Post (Twitter: @washingtonpost)
• The Huffington Post (Twitter: @huffingtonpost AND @huffpostpol)
• NPR (Twitter: @npr)
• BBC News (Twitter: @BBCBreaking AND @BBCNews AND @BBC_HaveYourSay)
• Yahoo! News (Twitter: @YahooNews)
• Voice of America (Twitter: @VOA_News)
• ABC News (Twitter: @abcnews)
• Foreign Policy (Twitter: @FP_Magazine)
• Reuters (Twitter: @Reuters)
• Associated Press (Twitter: @AP)
• Politico (Twitter: @politico)
3. Post links to articles calling for diplomacy on listserves, blogs, Facebook and Twitter. Some suggested articles are:
• “North Korea’s Consistent Message to the U.S.”
by former President Jimmy Carter in The Washington Post, November 24, 2010
• “Retaliation, Retaliation”
by Paul Liem of the Korea Policy Institute, Nov 25, 2010
• “Crisis in Korea?”
by John Feffer, Co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus in The Huffington Post, Nov 23,2010
• Obama’s Only Choice on North Korea
by Tim Shorrock in the Daily Beast, Nov 24, 2010
• “A Return Trip to North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Complex”
by Siegfried S. Hecker, Nov 22, 2010
• ““Review U.S. Policy toward North Korea””
by Bob Carlin and John Lewis in The Washington Post, Nov 22, 2010
4. Change your Facebook and Twitter pictures with the “One Corea” image. You can also use this image for your own blog or website. Click here to download the image. (Helpful Facebook tip: Don’t forget to adjust the thumbnail size after you change your picture)
5. Have Twitter? Use the hashtag #koreanpeace in your tweets to make this a trending topic. You can also donate a tweet (click here): I stand for peace on the Korean peninsula. It’s time to end the 60 yr old Korean war. #koreanpeace http://endthekoreanwar.org/
6. Have Facebook? Donate a status update: I stand for peace on the Korean peninsula. It’s time to end the 60 yr old Korean War. Learn more at http://endthekoreanwar.org
7. Tweet your elected officials and other world leaders about the escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula and demand an immediate halt to the U.S.-South Korean war games.
• Look for you Members of Congress on Twitter.
• U.S. President Barack Obama (@barackobama), the White House (@whitehouse) and the U.S. Department of State (@StateDept).
• South Korean Blue House (@BluehouseKorea) and the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade (@mofatkr)
• United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon (@secgen) and the United Nations (@UN)