DAY OF ACTION
Feb. 5, 2007 -
Lt. Watada Military Court Martial
Rally at the
gates of Ft. Lewis, Washington or in your local
Actions to Support Lt. Watada
letters or call Commander Dubik. Urge him to:
Dismiss all charges
Honor Lt. Watada's resignation
General James Dubik
Commanding General Fort Lewis
1 Corps Building 2025 Stop 1
Fort Lewis, WA 98433
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Thurs. Jan 4, 2007
Contact Commander Dubik
Rally at the gates of Fort Lewis, 8-11 am, exit
January 20-22, 2007
Evergreen State College, Tacoma campus
February 5, 2007
Court Martial Trial Begins
National Call to Action
more details to come
Make your 2007 New Year's
Resolution to Stand with Lt. Watada Against Illegal and
On Monday, February 5,
2007 take action against the Iraq war and in support of
Lt. Watada during his military court martial. Stand up
with Lt. Watada and speak out against the illegal and
immoral war! Join the national movement and
organize student walkouts and non-violent
demonstrations. Together let's build a mass movement in
the streets, in our schools, and in our communities to
end the Iraq War. On Feb. 5, 2007 rally at
the gates of Fort Lewis, Washington or in your local
For courageously standing
up and speaking out against the Iraq War, New Year's Eve
2007 may be Lt. Watada's last holiday as a free man
until 2013. While many 28 year-olds are starting their
families and building their careers, Ehren will be
locked away in military prison for following his
conscience and refusing to fight in the Iraq War.
Now it is time for you to
follow your conscience and join the national movement to
support Lt. Watada and end the Iraq war.
As civilians, the
responsibility ultimately falls on us to demand an end
to the Iraq war. In fact, we owe it to the soldiers who
are fighting and dying in Iraq every day, as well as
those resisting the war. We must all stand up and speak
out against the war and in support Lt. Ehren Watada!
Currently, the Bush
Administration is planning to deploy 30,000 more U.S.
troops to Iraq, yet the overwhelming majority of
Americans oppose the Iraq war. Since 2003 the war has
cost 3,000 U.S. soldiers' lives, approximately 950,000
Iraqi deaths, 2 trillion U.S tax dollars or
approximately 8 billion dollars a week. We can no longer
stand by and continue to allow this great injustice to
"My fellow soldiers are
fighting and dying in Iraq and their families are
suffering because of the lies and deceptions crafted by
the Bush Administration. The Iraq war is not only a
crime against domestic and international law but [it] is
a terrible moral injustice against the Iraqi people."
Lt. Ehren Watada
As the first Army officer
to publicly speak out against the war and refuse
deployment to Iraq, Lt Watada will be punished by the
U.S. Army with a maximum six years in prison.
The military's intention IS to SILENCE VOICES OF
RESISTANCE and make an example out of Lt. Watada.
Lt. Watada's bold actions
have raised the consciousness of thousands of Americans
about the illegality and immorality of this war, but his
actions alone will not stop the Iraq war. If Lt. Watada
is willing to sacrifice his freedom, then we, too, must
voice our opposition and take action to end the war.
Take Action Feb. 5, 2007
during Lt. Watada's military court martial and make your
2007 New Year's Resolution to Stand with Lt. Watada
Against Illegal and Immoral War.