Category: Ehren Watada

Open Letter from Lt. Ehren Watada’s Mother

As a member of the armed forces, sworn to uphold the US Constitution, he refuses to blindly participate in a war of aggression, an illegal war that undermines who we are as a nation and violates international law.

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Help Lt. Watada Put the War on Trial!

He has been charged with “contemptuous words” towards President Bush and conduct unbecoming of an officer. These charges represent the first military persecution of an objector for First Amendment speech since 1965.

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Statement of Lt. Ehren Watada

My moral and legal obligation is to the Constitution and not those who would issue unlawful orders. I stand before you today because it is my job to serve and protect those soldiers.

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Thank You Lt. Ehren Watada!

He will announce his intention to disobey the illegal order to deploy to Iraq in coordinated press conferences in Tacoma, Washington and Honolulu, Hawaii.

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