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Feb. 5th PDX to Ft. Lewis Bus Trip for National Day of Action at Watata's Court Martial

American Friends Service Committee, Recruiter Watch PDX and Veterans
for Peace Chapter 72 invite you to join us on a chartered bus from
Portland to Ft. Lewis to stand with Lt. Watata. Our friends at Code
Pink are also organizing a car caravan. Either way, we hope you can
make it to stand with Lt. Watata and say no to the war in Iraq.
Feb. 5th: Get on the Bus to Support Lt. Ehren Watata!

Portland to Ft. Lewis Bus Trip for National Day of Action at Watata's
Court Martial

On Monday, February 5 join fellow Portlanders as we travel to Ft.
Lewis Washington to support First Lieutenant Watada during his
military court martial. As the first Army officer to publicly speak
out against the war and refuse deployment to Iraq, Lt. Watada faces a
maximum six years in prison. Watata supporters are coming from around
the country to this historic day of action to support his courageous
stand against an illegal war.

American Friends Service Committee, Recruiter Watch PDX and Veterans
for Peace Chapter 72 invite you to join us on a chartered bus from
Portland to Ft. Lewis to stand with Lt. Watata. Our friends at Code
Pink are also organizing a car caravan. Either way, we hope you can
make it to stand with Lt. Watata and say no to the war in Iraq.

The bus will leave 8:00 am Monday, February 5 from Gateway Transit
Center in Portland and return that evening. Tickets are $25 general /
$15 student/senior and are first come, first serve.

Reserve your bus ticket now!

To purchase your ticket online go to:
 http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/10162

Or to pay by check:
Email  kcampbell@afsc.org with your name, phone, address and how many
tickets you would like.
Then send a check to: American Friends Service Committee, 2249
E.Burnside Portland, OR 97214.
Please send your check right away to ensure your seat is reserved--we
cannot hold seats without payment.

To find out about the Code Pink caravan, email Cristy Murray at
 doglady8@bctonline.com

"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.

For more information on the campaign to support Lt.
Watada, and the latest news, go to, visit  http://www.thankyoult.org/



--
Kelly Campbell
Portland Area Peace Director
American Friends Service Committee
2249 E. Burnside
Portland, OR 97214
503-230-9427
 kcampbell@afsc.org

Visit our updated website:
 http://www.afsc.org/portland

Bus stop in Vancouver? 22.Jan.2007 20:37

gk

Could the bus stop in Vancouver to pick us up here? If traveling I-205, maybe we could meet it at the Fishers Landing C-Tran transit center. Or, if traveling I-5, we could meet it at the S. end of the library parking lot south of Mill Plain. Please let us know. gk.

Bus Info 23.Jan.2007 17:20

repost

gk,
You would need to contact Kelly Campbell at  kcampbell@afsc.org with that request.

ON THE BUS 26.Jan.2007 18:43

Joe Anybody

I got my ticket
And one for my kid

Lt Watada Urging Support Video 27.Jan.2007 01:31

Joe Anybody Ben Waiting

Lt Watada Explains Why The Iraq War Is Wrong

A film on you tube by Lt. Watada about war crimes



side note 27.Jan.2007 02:54

media activist (reposting)

Hi--


Journalist Sarah Olson is being unfairly asked to testify in the federal court-martial case of
Lt. Ehren Watada -- and may go to jail for it.

She is being asked to participate in the direct prosecution of Lt. Watada's political speech. However, a journalist's job to report the news -- not to participate in a government prosecution. For Sarah to respond to these subpoenas erodes the necessary barrier between the press and the government, and forces journalists to function as an investigative arm of the military.

Learn more and take action today:

 http://www.prwatch.org/defendthepress/index.html

Thank you!