Stop the Contras
Late 20th - Early 21st Century
17.00 in HIGH x 11.00 in WIDE
(43.18 cm HIGH x 27.94 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Printed at bottom center: "Carmen Mirina Picado, 19, victim of Contra road mining near Pantasma, Nicaragua. Photo (c) Paul Dix. / For additional information and posters (10/$10; 25/$15; 50/$25; postage paid 1st class; bulk discount), write WFP." A trademark symbol and a union label for Allied Printing #21 appear at bottom right.

Poster printed with black and red ink on white paper. A single-line white border frames an allover black background. Large red font at top reads, "stop the contras." A black and white photograph of a woman reclining against a pillow appears at center left. The woman's legs are dismembered and wrapped in bandages. A quote by Edgar Chamorro, former F.D.N. director, is printed in small text that is aligned at center right: "During my four years as a 'Contra' director, it was premeditated policy to terrorize civilian noncombatants to prevent them from cooperating with the government. Hundreds of civilian murders, rapes, tortures, and mutilations were committed in pursuit of this policy..." Large font at bottom center reads, "change u.s. policy." An address for Witness For Peace in Washington D.C. is printed below.
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