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Reviewing Marjorie Cohn and Kathleen Gilberd's "Rules of Disengagement" (tags)
Right of GIs to refuse to fight in illegal wars
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.
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.
Hang Him, hang Him Quick! (tags)
The puppet judiciary of occupied Iraq today announced that Saddam Hussein would be hanged within 30 days. Saddam is presently being tried for the mass murder of Kurdish villagers but the judiciary insisted that he MUST be executed regardless of any other proceedings. This decision is a ‘just in time’ corporate-style decision – just in time for what the uninformed reader would ask? Just in time to save America from incrimination for supplying the chemical weapons and expertise required to kill the innocent Kurdish villagers – that is the REAL NEWS of the day!
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
The First US Army Officer to Refuse Iraq Deployment (tags)
"I am whole-heartedly opposed to the continued war in Iraq, the deception used to wage this war, and the lawlessness that has pervaded every aspect of our civilian leadership."
URGENT: Take Action to Support US Military Officer Refusing Iraq War (tags)
Lieutenant defies Army over 'illegal' war (tags)
Repost from Hawaii. Lieutenant refuses to fight, faces prison time. No CO status, just opposed to this specific war.