[act-ma] Fw: Bradley Manning rally Saturday 7/27 1pm Park Street-Boston
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Fri Jul 26 14:54:11 PDT 2013
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>From: Susan McLucas <susanbmcl at gmail.com>
>Date: Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 9:54 AM
>Subject: Bradley Manning rally Saturday
>To: act-ma at act-ma.org
>I hope you can join us this Saturday, July 27 at Park St Station, 1pm, when we will participate in an international day of action in support
of Bradley Manning, the heroic
Wikileaks whistle-blower. The judge has ruled against the defense
motion to dismiss the most serious charges, so Bradley is facing the
very real possibility of life in jail for telling the truth.
will have signs and an open-mic format. We hope to have some press
presence. If you don't think that blowing the whistle on war crimes in a
crime, please come and raise your voice. Please help us spread the
>We also have a space going down to Fort Meade for the end of the trial and final rally. It leaves Wed eve, 7/24. Contact Al Johnson at (781) 891-0377 if you may be able to go.
>Whether or not you can come Saturday, here are ways to help Bradley Manning:
>*Sign the online petition at the Bradley Manning Support Network (for link go to http://www.bradleymanning.org/ ) addressed to the Secretary of the Army to drop all the charges and
free Bradley Manning-1100 plus days are enough! Join the over 30,000
supporters in the United States and throughout the world clamoring for Bradley’s well-deserved freedom.
>*Come to our stand-out in support of Private Bradley Manning in Central
Square, Cambridge, Ma. (corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Prospect
Street near MBTA Redline station) every Wednesday between 5-6 PM.
>*Go to Fort Meade down in Maryland if you are in the area and sit in at
the trial on the days it is in session. Please check with the Bradley
Manning Support Network http://www.bradleymanning.org/ for details on transportation, directions, security procedures, days the court is in session and the like.
>*Contribute to the Bradley Manning Defense Fund- now that the trial has
started funds are urgently needed! The hard fact of the American legal
system is the more funds available the better the defense, especially in
political prisoner cases like Bradley’s. The government has unlimited
financial and personnel resources to prosecute Bradley. And has used
them. So help out with whatever you can spare. For link go to http://www.bradleymanning.org/
>*Call (Comments”202-456-1111), write The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20500, e-mail-(http://www.whitehouse.gov/’contact/submitquestions-and comments) the White House to demand President Obama pardon Bradley Manning.
>*Write letters of solidarity to Bradley Manning while he is being
tried. Bradley’s mailing address: Commander, HHC, USAG, Attn: PFC
Bradley Manning, 239 Sheridan Avenue, Bldg. 417, JBM-HH, VA 22211.
Bradley Manning cannot receive stamps or money in any form. Photos must
be on copy paper. Along with “contraband,” “inflammatory material” is
not allowed. Six page maximum. Mail sent to the above address is
forwarded to Bradley.
>…and a seventh- Come to Park Street
Station in Downtown Boston at 1;00 PM on Saturday July 27th and stand
with Bradley as part of an international day of solidarity as his trial
winds down and a decision impending. Check the Bradley Manning Support
Network event page for details at http://www.bradleymanning.org/ Also see our local website: BradleyManningSquare.org.
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