“War on Wikileaks”

From Ciaron O’Reilly

New York Times Photo
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/09/us/09manning.html?_r=…ef=us

ABC Channel 7 News
http://www.wjla.com/news/stories/0810/762014_video.html…story

Video by William Hughes:

Speaking at the demonstration were: Jeff Paterson, Ellen Barfeld, Mike Marceau, Matt Southworth, Phyllis Bennis, Ray McGovern, Josh Stieber, Andrew Castro and the Rev. Lennox Yearwood. Note: A special thanks to the Mayor of Quantico, VA, the Hon. Iris Tharp. According to Medea Benjamin, she granted a permit to hold the demonstration at the 11th hour because she is a “supporter of Free Speech.” (55 Minutes, 45 Seconds)

Video: Andrew Castro: “We Demand Freedom for Bradley Manning!”


Andrew Castro is a member of the ANSWER Coalition, a national peace and justice organization.

Video: Rev. Lennox Yearwood: “I Pray for all Truth Tellers!”


Rev Lennox Yearwood is the chair of the Hip Hop Caucus,a community activist and a member of the Iraq Veterans Against the War.

Video: Ray McGovern: “No Moral Sense in Pentagon and White House!”


Ray McGovern is an ex-CIA analyst, peace and justice activist and author.

Video: Josh Stieber Defends Bradley Manning


Josh Stieber is a Iraq War veteran and a conscientious objector. See, Mr. Strieber’s blog here: http://contagiouslo veexperiment. wordpress. com/

Video: Phyllis Bennis: “Wars Needs Secrets!”


Phyllis Bennis is a journalist, and a peace and justice activist. Ms. Bennis said:” Wars Need Secrets. Illegal wars keep illegal secrets…Democracy needs whistleblowers.”

Photos from Quantico
http://ljensen.zenfolio.com/p378339720
http://www.flickr.com/photos/codepinkalert/4873825409/i…97396

COUNTERPUNCH “War on Wikileaks” by Maximillain C. Forte

http://www.counterpunch.org/forte08112010.html

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