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URGENT UPDATE!!! ACTION LOCATION CHANGE FOR THURSDAY SEP 6th BRADLEY MANNING/CRASH THE DNC EVENT!!!
NEW LOCATION: 16th and Mission BART, San Francisco!!! No longer in Oakland, Same time.
Crash the DNC in San Francisco! Free PFC Manning! Thursday September 6th! 5pm! 16th and Mission BART
THE BRADLEY MANNING SUPPORT NETWORK, AFGHANS FOR PEACE AND SF BAY AREA IRAQ VETERANS AGAINST THE WAR CALL FOR NATIONWIDE ACTIONS AT OBAMA CAMPAIGN OFFICES SEPTEMBER 6TH 2012 DURING THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION!
In the two years since Army PFC Bradley Manning’s arrest in May 2010 for allegedly sharing the “Collateral Murder” video and other evidence of war crimes and government corruption with the whistle-blower website WikiLeaks, human rights activists have been asking, “Why isn’t President Obama stepping in to help Bradley?”
After all, it was President Obama who in May 2011 declared with regards to protests in the Middle East,
“In the 21st Century, information is power; the truth cannot be hidden; and the legitimacy of governments will ultimately depend on active and informed citizens.”
On Thursday, August 16, US military veterans in Portland OR, Oakland CA, and Los Angeles CA, occupied Obama 2012 campaign offices and faxed a letter of demands to the Obama campaign’s central office. (Read more about the action here: http://www.bradleymanning.org/news/hundreds-rally-at-obama-campaign-offices-for-bradley-veterans-arrested)
Now in Coordination with over 25 Cities Nationwide, we will overwhelm President Obama and his campaign with messages of support for Pfc Manning during the evening of his party's nomination acceptance speech during the Democratic National Convention. On Thursday September 6th at 5pm, meet us at 16th and Mission to crash the DNC in San Francisco!