Monday Februay 5: National Day of Action when Lt. Ehren Watada goes on trial at Ft. Lewis, Washington

On Monday, February 5, 2007, when Lt. Watada goes on trial, supporters will rally outside the gates of Fort Lewis, Washington for a peaceful, non-violent demonstration. Monday, February 5, 2007 9am –Lt. Watada’s Military Court Martial begins 11:30am –Student Rally with Iraq Veterans Against the War 1pm –Political Art Performance 3pm Rally and Vigil Fort …

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Fresh Air on NPR: Army Lieutenant Ehren Watada Refuses to Deploy to Iraq

January 25, 2007 · Politics & SocietyOfficer Refused to Deploy to Iraq Army Lieutenant Ehren Watada is the first American officer to refuse to deploy to Iraq on the grounds that he thinks the war is illegal. He is joined by one of his lawyers, Eric Seitz, a civillian. Watada is now being court-martialed for …

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“The Courage of Lieutenant Watada” ~ a Fort Lewis soldier refuses to participate in an illegal war

Deploying with his unit to a war he knows is wrong and that is harming our country in so many ways would be the easy thing to do. There’s a vast difference between being afraid to fight and knowing not only that a cause is unjust, but that both Americans and Iraqis are dying based …

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