International Days of Action in support of Ehren Watada
3-4-5 February 2007
Update: SATURDAY 3 FEBRUARY 07
NINE PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES SO FAR:
ENGLAND, GREECE, ISRAEL, IRELAND, ITALY, LUXEMBOURG, TURKEY, URUGUAY, US
International mobilisation co-ordinated by Global Women’s Strike and Payday men’s network
London Sunday 4 February
2-4 pm Global Women’s Strike & Payday Community picket and Open Mic outside Tate Britain gallery where there is a major anti-war exhibition.
London Monday 5 February
12-2pm Payday Picket at Parliament Sq across from ‘White House Annex’ as guest of Brian Haw’s permanent protest and People’s Strike for Peace
Athens Sunday 4 February
Afternoon: Greek Association of Conscientious Objectors is picketing the US embassy.
Tel Aviv Saturday 3 February
As part of the demonstration organised by Yesh G'vul in support of Hadas Amit, woman conscientious objector, Ehren Watada and other refuseniks will be prominent.
Dublin, Monday 5 February:
12-2pm Leafleting outside the American Embassy.
7pm A Global Women's Strike showing at University College Dublin of Refusing to Kill and Ehren Watada’s speech at Veterans for Peace.
The Students' Union Woman's Officer and others will hand out Watada leaflets on campus of University College during the day.
Friday 2 February
1 pm Strike showing of Ehren's speech at Women's Studies Centre, National University of Ireland.
Monday 5 February:
11- 2pm Leafleting in the city centre
6 pm Strike film showing of Refusing to Kill and Ehren's speech hosted by the John Huston Film School and the Women's Studies Centre of the National University of Ireland, Galway.
Monday 5 February:
Women in Media and Entertainment feature Ehren's speech on Women's Pirate Radio.
Venice Saturday 3 February
1pm Payday leafleting in the Campo Margherita.
Vicenza leafleting at the permanent vigil against the enlargement of the US military base.
Monday 5 February
8 pm Strike anti-war info evening in the Ratelach, Esch sur Alzette, with showing of Refusing to Kill and Ehren’s speech, update and discussion.
Istanbul Sunday 4 February
1 pm Protest in support of Ehren and conscientious objector Halil Savda, in front of the US Consulate.
Article in Carta Popular, left-wing newspaper.
Actions in at least 16 cities. See http://www.thankyoult.org/content/view/73/53/
Philadelphia Monday 5 February
4:30-5:30pm LOVE PARK, 15th and JFK Blvd, Speak out and rally.
Live update from the court martial in Fort Lewis, WA. Featuring Gloria Pacis, mother of jailed refusenik Stephen Funk, and Michael Berg whose son Nick was killed in Iraq.
5:45-7pm Reception and Video Showing of Lt Watada’s electrifying speech at the Vets for Peace Conference, Friends Center, 15th & Cherry.
Monday February 5
5:00-6:00 pm Protest across from the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.