US War objector-in-exile Jules Tindungan

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.

April 2013 print newsletter

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...

Canadian court rules for US war resister Jules Tindungan

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).

Saluting Bradley Manning, 1/31 Berkeley CA benefit

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.

An appeal from Mario and the Rivera Family

Kimberly Rivera currently awaits court martial at Fort Carson, Colorado, for seeking refuge in Canada while objecting to the Iraq War. Her husband and four children live in Texas.

Presentation by Bradley’s attorney David Coombs

David Coombs, defense attorney in the WikiLeaks-related case, US. v. Bradley Manning, gave his first public presentation to an audience of over a hundred people at All Souls Church in Washington DC, on December 4, 2012.  Additional speakers included Emma Cape and...

Bradley Manning accepts responsibility

Manning needed to accept responsibility, so that he could move forward with his defense as a whistle-blower, ahead of the scheduled, February 4, 2013, start of his court martial at Fort Meade, Maryland.

December 2012 newsletter now available

By Courage to Resist. November 12, 2012 We're proud to share our December 2012 print newsletter (PDF). This triannual newsletter features updates on the campaign to save WikiLeaks whistle-blower Army PFC Bradley Manning, the dire situation of the Rivera Family with...

Write a letter of support for Kimberly Rivera

We are asking friends and supporters of Kimberly to write letters of support. These letters will be presented to the military by her civilian attorney in the hopes of persuading the military to not prosecute her.

Micah Turner, AWOL and on the road

Rather than join the infantry, I decided to try to use my unique skill set in the army. I ended up making propaganda in Psychological Operations. I have a predisposition to speech and visual art.

Sgt Micah Turner speaks out while AWOL

I was in Afghanistan the night Bin Laden was killed and we asked, is the war over? Can we pack up and leave? … Our brothers and sisters are in a war,

‘We don’t have to go to Afghanistan’

On the 11th anniversary of the Afghanistan War, veterans deploy to Fort Lewis with message of hope Courage to Resist (via March Forward). October 10, 2012 Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam veterans with the “Our Lives Our Rights” campaign are reaching out to soldiers this...

Brad McCall, Iraq War resister finally out of Army

Earlier this year, Brad returned to the U.S. from seeking refuge in Canada and was subsequently discharged from the army. Here is Brad’s updated story in our recent interview with him:

Speedy trial denied for Bradley Manning

unmistakably to the conclusion that PFC Manning’s statutory and constitutional speedy trial rights have been trampled upon with impunity.

The journey of war resister Skyler James

Upon deciding to return to the US from Canada this May, Courage to Resist helped me in many ways, like helping me find an attorney, assistance in finding mental health providers.

In memory of Joshua Casteel

An Arabic translator, Joshua Casteel deployed to Iraq with the 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion in 2004. He served as an prisoner interrogator at the now-infamous Abu Ghraib prison from June 2004 to January 2005.


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