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Some of the more common threads we see among these COs are an adoption of a vegan diet and gravitation toward Libertarianism that lead them to conclude that war is wrong.
By the American Civil Liberties Union. December 15, 2014 We will never know the names of so many of the CIA officers who spoke out against torture. They were among the brave men and women throughout the government who challenged the brutality approved at the highest...
Yesterday, in a military courtroom at Fort Carson, Colorado, military war resister Sara Beining was sentenced to time already served in pre-trial confinement, and a “bad conduct” discharge.
US war resister seeking asylum in Germany recently received great news from the EU’s top court prior to his upcoming immigration hearing
He was sent to Iraq in 2004, and was left paralyzed by a bullet on the fifth day of his deployment. In 2008, he explained that “many of us volunteered with patriotic feelings in our heart.
Supporters and friends are welcome to attend the hearing. It will take place at the Fort Carson courthouse.
This law enforcement bulletin was recently released in response to a Freedom of Information Action (FOIA) request. Most interesting to us is the citation of federal law (18 U.S.C. 2388) in an effort to paint our work as lawless.
Courage to Resist is a proud endorsing organization of the School of the Americas Watch’s 25th anniversary vigil at Ft. Benning, Georgia.
To our brothers and sisters in the Missouri National Guard: We are writing to you as active-duty U.S. service members and veterans, most of us having served in the Iraq war.
Just over one year ago, September 14, 2013, Beining was stopped for a traffic offense and held on an outstanding military warrant.
Courage to Resist. September 25, 2014 For years, drone usage has been sold to the American public as a safer option, potentially eliminating the threat of danger to US forces and protecting innocent civilians. An unnamed former Air Force imagery analyst and drone war...
Every day at least a dozen US military veterans take their own lives, with some estimates at over 22. In the end, these will far outnumber the fatalities on the far away battlefields.
We are more than 50 Israelis who were once soldiers and now declare our refusal to be part of the reserves. We oppose the Israeli Army and the conscription law.
“This guy is basically a hero, and he should be permitted to give care to detainees that is ethically appropriate,” Crider said.
The U.S. destroyed Iraq. Sending U.S. troops and/or weapons again cannot improve the situation. It can only cause more unnecessary death and destruction.
Iraq veterans warn Obama: Military intervention in Iraq will be a disaster. Read more at popularresistance.org
André’s lawyer, Reinhard Marx, observed that in this important case, an AWOL soldier from the United States will, for the first time,
The future is too good to waste on lies,” Bowe wrote. “And life is way too short to care for the damnation of others, as well as to spend it helping fools with their ideas that are wrong.
This summer, we are once again marching in celebration of our heroic US Army WikiLeaks whistle-blower Chelsea Manning in Gay Pride events across the United States.
The ritual of raising the peace flags on the two City flag poles, singing the Ain’t Fest, consisting of “I Ain’t Marching Anymore”, “Down By the Riverside.
Thanks to all of our friends who joined us on May 15th to celebrate International Conscientious Objectors’ Day and Berkeley C.O. and War Resisters’ Day with us!
Other films have discussed Ali’s allegiance to the Nation of Islam, but I can’t think of another film that delves as deeply into why a separatist group like the NOI would be attractive to Ali.
But there is another question I’ve been asked nearly as much, “why are you making this request of the Leavenworth district court.