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Hundreds rally for illegal war refuser Lt. Watada at Ft. Lewis
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name (jeff [at] paterson.net)
Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
FORT LEWIS, WA (August 16, 2006) – On the eve of Lt. Ehren Watada’s first military hearing resulting from his refusal to deploy in support of the illegal war in Iraq, three hundred supporters rallied in his defense at the gates of Fort Lewis, Washington.
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§"Refuse Illegal War - Thank You Lt. Watada" posters
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§Exit 119 Bridge over Interstate 5
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§Robert Watada, Lt. Watada's father
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§Exit 119 Bridge over Interstate 5
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§Lt. Watada supporter
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§"There is no flag..."
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§"Disobey"
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§Doug Nielson being unlawfully arrested for bannering on Exit 119 bridge
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§Fort Lewis ahead
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§Another veteran for Watada
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§Lt. Watada haters
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§Across from Ft. Lewis gate
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§"No Stop Loss"
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§Police continue harassment of Lt. Watada supporters
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§Supporter of Suzanne Swift calls for ongoing support
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
Also stationed at Ft. Lewis, Suzanne Swift is an Army Spc fighting for an honorable dischange after being sexually assulted by fellow soldiers while serving in Iraq. She went AWOL insted of returning to Iraq for a second tour.
§Lt. Watada's father Robert, and step-mother Rosa, speak to supporters
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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§"Thank You Lt. Watada!"
by Jeff Paterson, Not in Our Name Friday Aug 18th, 2006 3:07 PM
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