U.S. Army Specialist André Shepherd, who went AWOL after serving in Iraq, has applied for asylum in Germany. Shepherd refused military service because he is morally opposed to the Iraq War. "It is a sickening feeling to realize that I took part in what was basically a daily slaughter of a proud people," said Shepherd at a press.
…conference announcing his application for asylum. "I am remorseful for my contribution to these heinous acts, and I swear that I will never make these mistakes again." To learn more about Andre’s case and hear an interview with him, please click here