Archive for January 4th, 2011

Judge Dismisses Cases Against Military Veterans and Anti-War Activists Following Dec 16th Washington, D.C. Arrests

Judge Dismisses Cases Against Military Veterans and Anti-War Activists Following Dec 16th Washington, D.C. Arrests

From Veterans for Peace – Washington, D.C. – January 4, 2011:  Anti-war military veterans and other activists celebrated a breakthrough victory today in DC Superior Court, when charges were dropped, following arrests in front of the White House, on December 16, 2010.  Over 131 people were arrested in a major veteran-led protest while participating in non-violent civil resistance in a driving snowstorm.  US Park Police charged all 131 protesters with "Failure to Obey a Lawful Order," whe

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Psychologists for Social Responsibility Open Letter on PFC Bradley Manning’s Solitary Confinement

Psychologists for Social Responsibility Open Letter on PFC Bradley Manning’s Solitary Confinement

January 3, 2011 The Honorable Robert M. Gates Secretary 100 Defense Pentagon Washington, DC  20301 Dear Mr. Secretary: Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR) is deeply concerned about the conditions under which PFC Bradley Manning is being held at the Quantico Marine Corps Base in Virginia. It has been reported and verified by his attorney that PFC Manning has been held in solitary confinement since July of 2010. He reportedly is held in his cell for approximately

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Case of the Cuban Five – Fact Sheet

Terrorism: Cuba has had to endure terrorist attacks organized in the United States since 1960. Cubans say sabotage and violent attacks have killed thousands on and off the island. Terrorists have bombed hotels and night clubs, subjected the Cuban President to multiple assassination plots, and in 1976 brought down a fully loaded Cuban airliner. All 73 aboard died. U.S. refusal to prosecute or extradite two men responsible for the airliner bombing epitomizes U.S. tolerance – some say foster

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