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Egypt deports CodePink anti-war activist Medea Benjamin after police break her arm

Egypt on Tuesday deported an American anti-war activist who was trying to travel to the Gaza Strip, airport officials and the activist herself said. Medea Benjamin, who co-founded the CodePink anti-war group, was detained on arrival in Cairo airport on Monday. She had planned to join a delegation of activists…

CODEPINK protester crashes Senate hearing on Syria: ‘The American people do not want this’

CODEPINK co-founder and anti-war activist Medea Benjamin interrupted a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the possibility of a U.S. military strike in Syria on Tuesday, prompting a response from Secretary of State John Kerry after she was ejected from the proceedings. Video posted by Talking Points Memo shows Benjamin…

CNN host to Code Pink activist: You seem a little crazy

CNN’s Carol Costello on Saturday scolded prominent anti-war activist Medea Benjamin of Code Pink for repeatedly interrupting President Barack Obama during a major national security speech. “I posted the question on my Facebook page and asked them what they wanted to ask you,” Costello said. “And a lot of them…

CodePink activists arrive at ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protest

Two members of the anti-war activist group CodePink on Saturday arrived at the “Occupy Wall Street” protest in lower Manhattan. “We are here with the 99 percent to say that we’ve had enough of the corruption and greed on Wall Street,” said on activist, Mel. “I’ve been to Tahrir square…

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