[act-ma] Refusing to Kill: FIRST THURSDAY FILM, MAY 2, 6:45, Central Square

Amy Hendrickson amyh at texnology.com
Wed Apr 24 11:01:10 PDT 2013

The Monthly Peace & Justice 

Film Series

Thursday, May 2, 6:45 to 9pm
Central Square Library, 45 Pearl St., Camb



                                                         REFUSING TO KILL

            Refusiniks from around the world speak out

             Produced by Payday, a network of men working with the Global
Women's strike

 "I'd rather go to prison for desertion than kill a child by mistake",

 Sgt Camilo Meja, US army. Sentenced to a year in prison for refusing to
return to Iraq.

Refuseniks and their families, supporters and other anti-war protesters
around the world,  from the Second World War, wars in Africa, Vietnam,
Palestine and the two Gulf wars tell their stories.

Only 2% of soldiers shoot to kill. So the military needs to brainwash the
98% who don't.  Everywhere people are drafted into the military by law or
poverty. Those who refuse to kill are punished, jailed, sometimes killed.
In spite of that, there is a growing movement of refuseniks supported by
their loved ones usually women.

                      Parking Nearby--Municipal Garage and street parking

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom


Cambridge Peace Commission


Refreshments will be served


For more information: 617 244-8054


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