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category dublin | anti-war / imperialism | event notice author Tuesday November 19, 2013 12:53author by WISE Up - Private Manning Family Supportauthor email wiseupforbm at yahoo dot com Report this post to the editors

Solidarity event for family of imprisoned whistleblower Private Manning

An evening for Private Chelsea (Bradley) Manning.
Human Rights lawyer Gareth Peirce also invited.

Members of Pvt. Manning's family will be in attendance.
Pvt. Manning has close family connections with Dublin.

Join us at 7pm sharp at Edmund Burke Theatre, Trinity College, Dublin.

ireland_poster_final_3b.jpg

Private Manning has been sentenced to 35 years for blowing the whistle on war crimes.

This sentence on 20 counts of espionage followed three years of pre-trial detention including nearly a year of torture.

Pvt. Manning...

- was born in the US
- spent teenage years in Wales
- returned to the US and signed up with a view to getting a college education
- was deployed to Iraq as a military intelligence analyst
- travelled through Shannon Airport en route to Iraq
- released significant documents to the world through WikiLeaks including collateralmurder.com video
- was arrested in Iraq
- was caged and tortured in Kuwait
- was held and tortured in Quantico, back in the US
- has now been sentenced to 35 years military detention in the US
- is being held at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Related Link: http://manningfamilyfund.org/

Caption: Catch the ball of solidarity!


author by Songspublication date Tue Nov 19, 2013 21:11Report this post to the editors

"Giuseppe Conlon" by Joe Black
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQsUcLAx03U

"Almost Gone" by Graham Nash & James Raymond
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAYG7yJpBbQ

The RoJ Light & other Free Manning songs
http://wiseupaction.info/music-videos-wise/

author by Soldierpublication date Fri Nov 22, 2013 18:25Report this post to the editors

The poster should not have the rank of Private, the traitor Bradley Manning is not entitled to rank anymore!

author by Rankpublication date Sat Nov 23, 2013 03:06Report this post to the editors

Rank?
.... in more ways than one!

So in "soldiers" world these lads depicted in Panarama
http://tinyurl.com/q6sfbug
this past week murdering unarmed Catholics in the north maintain rank

like Lt Calley of My Lai massacre fame
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Calley
while Manning should be stripped of rank for not being a "good German" and exposing war crimes like this
Collateral Murder vid
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rXPrfnU3G0

As Bill Hicks would remind u,s at the end of every show
"we kill (or jail) the good guys and let the demons run amok"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMUiwTubYu0

Soldier you need to be talking to some soldiers who think critically
try these http://veteransforpeace.org.uk/

Related Link: http://veteransforpeace.org.uk/
author by Aberystwythpublication date Mon Nov 25, 2013 03:25Report this post to the editors

Aberystwyth University students perform Manning play for family members. Donations collected for Family Fund.
Posted on November 24, 2013 by wiseupwales
The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning – a family affair

Chelsea Manning’s mother, aunts and uncle were among those who came to Aberystwyth University’s Foundry Studio last week to see third year Theatre Studies students perform Tim Price’s play The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning, directed by tutor Charmian Savill.

http://tinyurl.com/paxy763

Related Link: http://manningfamilyfund.org/
author by from Chelsea Manning, Ft. Leavenworth U.S. military prisonpublication date Tue Nov 26, 2013 06:07Report this post to the editors

Nov. 25, 2013

U.S. Army / AP
I’m usually hesitant to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. After all, the Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Colony systematically terrorized and slaughtered the very same Pequot tribe that assisted the first English refugees to arrive at Plymouth Rock. So, perhaps ironically, I’m thankful that I know that, and I’m also thankful that there are people who seek out, and usually find, such truths. I’m thankful for people who, even surrounded by millions of Americans eating turkey during regularly scheduled commercial breaks in the Green Bay and Detroit football game; who, despite having been taught, often as early as five and six years old, that the “helpful natives” selflessly assisted the “poor helpless Pilgrims” and lived happily ever after, dare to ask probing, even dangerous, questions.

OPEN LETTER CONTINUED...
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