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Supporters hold vigil through day 2 of Lt. Watada trial at Fort Lewis
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist (jeff [at] paterson.net)
Wednesday Feb 7th, 2007 12:49 AM
FORT LEWIS, WA (February 7, 2007) -- Courage to Resist, Tacoma Puppetistas, and the Olympia Movement for Justice and Peace held vigil at the gates of Fort Lewis during day 2 of Lt. Watada's court martial for publicly refusing to deploy to Iraq. Folks will continue to vigil at 4 pm at I-5 Exit 119 through Friday. A larger candle light vigil and rally is schedule for Friday evening 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Report from inside the courtroom and rally details to be posted soon at Courage to Resist.
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Suggested mainstream coverage of yesterday's events:

COMMANDER SAYS HE FELT ‘BIT BETRAYED’ BY WATADA
By Mike Barber, Seattle Post-Intelligencer. February 7, 2007
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/302668_watada07.html

Also, additional photos from the Feb. 5 mass protest for Lt. Watada at Ft. Lewis:
http://www.bassnotes.com/r1-02052007-protest.html
§Supporters of Lt. Watada file out of Fort Lewis courtroom during break
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Wednesday Feb 7th, 2007 12:49 AM
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§Army Spc. Suzanne Swift (right)
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Wednesday Feb 7th, 2007 12:49 AM
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Active duty Army Spc. Suzanne Swift (right) attended Lt. Watada's trial with Iraq Veterans Against the War Executive Director Kelly Dougherty (middle). The Army retaliated against Spc. Swift this evening by taking away all of her civilian attire.
§Army Col. Ann Wright (ret.)
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Wednesday Feb 7th, 2007 12:49 AM
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§"Thank you Ehren Watada"
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Wednesday Feb 7th, 2007 12:49 AM
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§Big bird
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Wednesday Feb 7th, 2007 12:49 AM
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§"Troops Home"
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Wednesday Feb 7th, 2007 12:49 AM
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Continued support of Suzanne Swift!Kim TolomeiSaturday Feb 10th, 2007 4:07 AM
gratitudemagi hartFriday Feb 9th, 2007 4:54 PM
And AfganistanSean Dolan Wednesday Feb 7th, 2007 11:56 AM