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Update on Bradley Manning by members of the Bradley Manning Support Network
Date Saturday March 09
Time 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Louden Nelson Center
301 Center St, Santa Cruz
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author
Jeff Paterson, steering committee member of the Bradley Manning Support Network, and his associate Michael Thurman, will give a report on Bradley Manning, his situation and ongoing efforts to end his incarceration, which has lasted almost 3 years.

February 20th marked Bradley's 1000th day of imprisonment without trial. In contrast to his treatment by the Obama administration and the military, Manning has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for courageously releasing video of "collateral" murder by a helicopter crew and for sharing classified materials, including diplomatic cables containing candid assessments of the operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. Defense Secretary Robert Gates called the revelations "fairly modest" yet Bradley Manning has been subjected to harsh treatment far beyond what is allowed in military or civilian US legal codes.

Paterson is project director of Courage to Resist, the Oakland-based non-profit which supports military whistleblowers and conscientious objectors. Thurman is a campaign organizer with Courage to Resist as well as on staff with the Bradley Manning Support Network. Courage to Resist and the Bradley Manning Support Network co-host the Bradley Manning Legal Defense fund. The fb page for the Support Network is Save Bradley Manning

The Update is part of the GI Rights Network annual conference, hosted by the Santa Cruz GI Rights Network group, a project of the Resource Center for Nonviolence. RCNV and Santa Cruz WILPF are co-sponsors of the conference. Donations are requested.

http://www.bradleymanning.org/

https://www.facebook.com/savebradley

http://www.couragetoresist.org/

http://girightshotline.org/

http://www.rcnv.org/mil

http://wilpf.got.net/
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Added to the calendar on Monday Feb 25th, 2013 10:02 AM

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