Category: Ehren Watada

Ehren Watada: Free at Last

By Jeremy Brecher & Brendan Smith, The Nation. October 26, 2009 On June 7, 2006, a 28-year-old Army lieutenant named Ehren Watada released a video press statement announcing that he was refusing to deploy to Iraq because the...

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Lt. Watada finally free of Army

Ehren was the first military officer to publicly speak out against and refuse to deploy to Iraq back in June 2006. In February 2007, Ehren stood before a general court martial and faced seven years in the stockade as over a 1,000 supporters rallied nearby at the gates of Fort Lewis, WA.

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Case dropped against Lt. Ehren Watada!

Last week Courage to Resist supporters took action to ask the Solicitor General to drop the Army’s appeals against Iraq War refuser Lt. Ehren Watada. Yesterday, he did just that!

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