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March of the Dead

Madison's Capitol Square was the scene of protest against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the violence against Gaza on January 6, 2009

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    Madison anti-war protestors circled the Capitol Square on January 6, 2009, to the sound of drumbeats. (PHOTOS: Bob Hague)
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    Madison's Capitol Square was the scene of protest against the continued wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the violence against Gaza.
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    Demonstrators on the Square
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    Many protestors wore white death masks and carried the names of U.S. and cilivilian victims in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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    This marcher bore the name of a U.S. Army soldier killed in Iraq.
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    Many participants wore black, white death masks, and carried the names of Iraq/Afghanistan casualties.
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    Demonstrators head toward the offices of Senator Herb Kohl.
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    Many people took the opportunity to sign a letter to Senator Herb Kohl, asking him to supprt an end to U.S. presence in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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    Many protestors remained outside as other delivered a letter to Senator Herb Kohl's Madison office. Marchers also stopped at the local office of Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin.