fix articles 121894, ehren watada
Reviewing Marjorie Cohn and Kathleen Gilberd's "Rules of Disengagement" (tags)
Right of GIs to refuse to fight in illegal wars
Francis A. Boyle's "Protesting Power - War, Resistance and Law (tags)
International law supports the right to resist state crimes.
Community Initiates Weekly Vigils in Solidarity with Watada (tags)
Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress has initiated a regular vigil in support of Lt. Ehren Watada, who the US Army is threatening with a second court martial. The group will gather each Monday from 5:30-7:00 at the corner of Alameda and First Streets in Little Tokyo.
Watada Hearing on 10/19: The Whole World Will Be Watching (tags)
Watada trial postponed - hearing on Friday, October 19 on whether trial will go forward on October 26. The Iraq Moratorium is October 19. The national mobilizations to end the occupation of Iraq are on October 27. Let's take action, together.
Anti-war activists blocking military shipments to Iraq (tags)
It is time to move beyond marches and rallies if we are to stop the war
Interview with a war resister (tags)
Darrell Anderson received a purple heart after being wounded in Iraq, and has since been one of the wars harshest critics. He currently lives in Portland Oregon and continues to speak out against US war crimes committed in Iraq Q: What led you to join the military? A: Basically, I wanted money for education. I wanted a future. At the time I joined, it was a month before the war had started. So, I was ready to go to war, and I had actually joined because I wanted to see combat and wanted to go to war. I believed that If I died for my country, I’d be a hero, and I believed all the propaganda that they feed the youth of the country about war.
Report: International Day in Solidarity with Haiti (Los Angeles) (tags)
The grassroots resistance in Haiti called for international solidarity on or about February 7. Activists on four different continents participated. Here in Southern California, over 30 people demonstrated in front of the Brazilian Consulate in Beverly Hills. (Brazil is heading the UN “peacekeeping” mission in Haiti.)
The Watada Mistrial: Here's What Really Happened (tags)
A first-hand report from the trial in Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Washington, another in the continuing series of historic trials of American military resisters to the Iraq War. Contrary to the current corporate spin, the judge was doing just the opposite of "protecting Lt. Watada's rights" by declaring a mistrial. Rather, the judge did not want this case to go to any factfinder who had any chance of being fully informed of Lt. Watada's belief that the war in Iraq is illegal. For more on the Watada trial and other resisters, go to couragetoresist.org.
Rep. John Conyers: “Congress Can Fire Bush!” (tags)
A massive anti-Iraqi War rally was held, in D.C., on Sat., Jan. 27, 2007. The Chairman of the House’s Judiciary Committee, Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), sent an unmistakable warning to President George W. Bush. Conyers said he wants the “war stopped.” He reminded Bush, that the U.S. Congress “can fire him.” Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said Bush “tricked the American people” into the war. She said, to loud applause: “Bush isn’t the decider. He’s the liar!”
The Peoples’ Counter State of the Union Message (tags)
George W. Bush, the Liar-in-Chief, did his thing on Tuesday night, Jan. 23, 2007. He delivered another one of his so-called “State of the Union” messages to the Congress, on Capitol Hill. Outside the building, however, by the reflective pool, activists, like: Col. Ann Wright, Medea Benjamin, Jeffrey Milliard and Travis Morales, offered a true representation of the state of our nation. They demanded an end to the Iraqi War and bringing our troops home.
Daniel Ellsberg: “Bush is Dangerous. He has to Go!” (tags)
Daniel Ellsberg of “Pentagon Papers” fame was one of the riveting speakers at an event at the National Press Club, in Washington, D.C., held on Jan. 4, 2007. It was sponsored by the World Can’t Wait organization. Ellsberg said that President George W. Bush and V.P. Dick Cheney have to go. He labeled Bush “dangerous!” He urged activists to push for a two pronged Congressional strategy: First, to cut off all funding for the Iraqi War; and, secondly, to investigate the serial crimes of the Bush-Cheney Gang.
The Call to Drive Out the Bush Regime (tags)
The Call that started it all
US IMMIGRANT RIGHTS GROUPS STEPS UP MASS ACTIONS (tags)
Diffferent Immigrant rights groups and coalitions stepped up their mass actions nationwide in more than 6 major cities to force the US Congress to enact laws that will give amnesty and full rights to more than 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. More mass actions is slated from September 7 to September 9 in protest of the much delayed congressional action on the immigration reform law that will legalize at least 3 to 5 million undocumented immigrants and at least 7 million workers as “guest workers” in the SB 2611 or the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill that all immigrant rights groups and advocate rejects as “modified HR 4437”.
LA Welcomes Haitian Women Activists (tags)
Haitian activists Ginette Apollon and Rea Dol, in LA as part of their first visit to California, discuss the situation on the ground following the election of René Preval as President of Haiti and what are the demands of the grassroots.
Nazi Israel - The Judgement of Jesus (tags)
They'll say, "Well.. it could have been a Hezbollah hide-out. We know they'll put themselves among civilians, they're so terrible. Willing to kill innocent Lebanese people." And then, they'll bomb bomb shelters, or apartment buildings. They won't warn anybody, but just say they did and corporate news America will refuse to confirm or deny the made routinely baseless allegations THROUGH their/OUR "unbiased", we don't need any evidence, bin Laden did it, broadcasts.
Death to Our Enemies - A God Exclusive (tags)
Again, soldiers everywhere, my friends, CBC, CNN, and FOXNews Zionist demon liar broadcasters KNOW the bushmob did 911, but forbid US to communicate freely for Justice. Instead, they wish US to war against each other for their demonic pleasures. Instead of me needlessly slaughtering ignorant ungodly bushite dumfuks, let's support the FBI's conclusion, on who TRULY funded the terrorist operations of 911 to nab the REAL EVIL doers. Or, suffer more from the tyrannies of YOUR cowardice to stand up for yourself as worth something.
Army charges Lt. Watada with contempt towards president; Faces over seven years prison (tags)
On July 5, U.S. Army First Lt. Ehren K. Watada was formally charged with three articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice: two counts of contempt towards officials (Article 88) - specifically President G. W. Bush, three counts of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman (Article 133), and one count of missing movement (Article 87).
Support Lt. Watada (tags)
Call out to support Lt. Watada on the 27th.
Open Letter From Mother of Lt. Ehren Watada, Resister of Illegal War (tags)
By Carolyn Ho t r u t h o u t | Statement Thursday 22 June 2006
URGENT: Take Action to Support US Military Officer Refusing Iraq War (tags)