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|IRAQ WAR RESISTER ROBIN LONG PRISON RELEASE CELEBRATION|
|Date||Friday July 17|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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|309 Kent Ave. near the College of Marin, Kentfield, CA|
|Organizer/Author||Courage to Resist|
|courage [at] riseup.net|
IRAQ WAR RESISTER ROBIN LONG PRISON RELEASE CELEBRATION!
A Dessert Potluck Benefit for GI’s Currently Resisting Afghanistan Deployment
ROBIN LONG, former prisoner of conscience
MATT EDWARDS, Iraq Veterans Against the War
& Special Guest TBA
Army Spc Robin Long resisted fighting in the illegal war in Iraq by seeking sanctuary in Canada—like tens of thousands of American’s did during the Vietnam War. Robin became the first war resister to be deported from Canada in July 2008. He was quickly convicted by a U.S. military court martial of desertion and imprisoned. Help celebrate Robin Long’s release from over a year in a military stockade! Robin was released on July 12.
Today, three courageous Army war resisters face prosecution for having the courage to resist. A fund pitch will be made to help pay for civilian legal defense for Victor Agosto, Travis Bishop (Fort Drum, Texas) and Dustin Stevens (Fort Bragg, North Carolina).
This is a free event; however, a fund pitch will be made to support war resisters. If you are not able to attend, but wish to contribute, please visit http://www.couragetoresist.org/donate
For more information, contact Courage to Resist at 510-488-3559 or courage [at] riseup.net