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In the past few years, tens of thousands of service members have resisted illegal war and occupation in a number of different ways—by going AWOL, seeking conscientious objector status and/or a discharge,
In November, 2008, the day after the presidential election, a few people—recent veterans and their civilian supporters started Coffee Strong, a GI coffee house outside the gates of Joint Base Lewis McChord.
I want to thank everybody who has supported me over the last three years. Throughout this long ordeal, your letters of support and encouragement have helped keep me strong.
David Coombs interview with Alexa O’Brien
Five of the more serious charges PFC Manning was convicted of today are ripe for appeal as Judge Lind altered the charges only a week ago in order to match up with Government’s evidence presented, long after the defense closed its case.
The ad states, “We are American military veterans, artists, journalists, educators, homemakers, lawyers, and citizens. We live in red states and in blue states.
“We are getting more calls. There seems to be a lot of folks having problems of conscience,” said Bill Galvin, counseling coordinator at the Center of Conscience & War, a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group.
War objector Army PV2 Christopher Munoz was ordered to deploy on July 4, 2013. He reported as ordered, but refused to deploy as a matter of conscience.
SAN FRANCISCO – July 1 – Over 1,000 supporters of openly gay whistle-blower, PFC Bradley Manning, marched in the Bradley Manning Support Network contingent in the SF Pride Parade today.
UPDATE: We have been assigned slot 179 (out of about 250). While organizers will be at Howard and Beale at 10:00am as planned, it is very unlikely that the contingent will step off before noon.
The most powerful weapon we have against war is the refusal of the individual to become a soldier and the refusal of the individual soldier to fight.
After more than three years of imprisonment, including nine months of torture, Nobel Peace Prize nominee Bradley Manning’s trial is finally scheduled to begin June 3, 2013, at Fort Meade, Maryland.
Recently, it was announced that PFC Bradley Manning would be a grand marshal of the 2013 San Francisco Pride Celebration.
In Berkeley, California, join us on International Conscientious Objectors’ Day, Wednesday, May 15th, to celebrate the 7th Annual Berkeley C.O. and War Resisters’ Day.
Private First Class Kimberly Rivera deployed to Iraq in 2006 and sought asylum in Canada in 2007 because she decided she could no longer be complicit in the war.
Courage to Resist interview of US Iraq War Resister Kimberly Rivera as she anticipates her approaching court martial trial for desertion.
The People’s Life Fund’s money comes from conscientious war tax resisters in Northern California who deposit or donate all or part of the amount they would otherwise pay to the federal government in income taxes.
Justin wrote this statement a few hours before being sent away for 9 months to a military prison.
Jules Tindungan (photo right) is a U.S. War Resister living in Toronto, Ontario. He joined the Army in 2005. Jules comes from a military family.
By Courage to Resist. March 18, 2013 We're proud to share our April 2013 print newsletter (PDF). This tri-annual newsletter highlights Bradley Manning's historic statement taking credit for exposing war crimes and government corruption, "Bradley Manning in his own...
I wrote this statement in confinement, so… The following facts are provided in support of the providence inquiry for my court martial, United States v. Pfc. Bradley E. Manning.
TORONTO, ONTARIO – On Friday, February 1, the Federal Court of Canada released a decision granting United Stated (US) war resister Jules Tindungan a new hearing before the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB).
Bradley Manning, a 25-year-old Army intelligence analyst, is accused of releasing the Collateral Murder video,
In the San Francisco Bay Area, please join us in saluting Bradley Manning on Thursday, January 31, 2013, 7:30 pm, at the First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley.