Help needed for André Shepherd, US objector seeking German asylum
2008, AWOL US soldier André Shepherd applied for asylum in
Germany. After his first tour in Iraq, André told himself that he would never again take part "in an illegal war which is contrary to the
international laws of human rights."
Please help Courage to Resist and our German allies Connection e.V.
in meeting André's immediate legal expenses of
at least $556 (423 Euros) via:
Related: André Shepherd's Easter letter to friends.
Stand with Bradley Manning during his Ft Meade hearing next week
Washington DC information below. Solidarity events internationally: bradleymanning.org
Tuesday, April 24 – 11am – 2pm
Occupy the Department of Justice (Washington DC)
Join the “Free Bradley Manning” contingent at Occupy the Justice
Department The DoJ is a leading collaborating agency involved in the
prosecution of accused WikiLeaks whistle-blower US Army PFC Bradley
Manning. 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC – at the Department
* “Free Bradley Manning and all political prisoners”
* “End solitary confinement and stop torture”
Wednesday, April 25 – 8am
Stand with Bradley inside and outside the courtroom (Fort Meade MD)
Join the all-day vigil for Bradley Manning at the Fort Mead Main Gate,
8am-5pm (Maryland 175& Reece Rd, Fort Meade, MD 21113). We’ll be
holding signs and banners throughout the day. Supporters are also
encouraged to attend the courtroom proceedings for all or part of the
day. We are currently investigating chartering a bus that would leave
from Washington D.C.
Supporters are encouraged to attend Bradley Manning’s court martial
motion hearing at Fort Meade on Tuesday, April 24. This hearing is
scheduled for April 24-26, beginning at 9am daily. To attend, go to the
Fort Meade Visitor Control Center at the Fort Meade Main Gate (Maryland
175 & Reece Rd, Fort Meade, MD 21113). We suggest arriving when the
visitor center opens at 7:30am (if you arrive late, you should still be
able to get into the courtroom later in the morning).
Supporters are also encouraged to attend the courtroom proceedings for all or part of the day on Thursday, April 26.
For more information about organizing an event in your community April 24-26, please contact email@example.com for ideas and resources.