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LIVE footage fromUstream - Protest @ Fort Hood

Found a Ustream site that will be going LIVE.

Live Video is from the 3rd ACCR Deployment Protest (Sunday)
 http://networkedblogs.com/75RN6?a=share&ref=nf
LIVE coverage
LIVE coverage
To comment on their LIVE blog you need to register
(it took a while to complete)

As I write this at 1:30 PST there is "no stream" at this percise moment.
I was informed on the comment forum they are waiting for the "protest to begin" and then the LIVE feed will start up
(watch LIVE here)  http://networkedblogs.com/75RN6?a=share&ref=nf

I found the link on this website:
(main site)  http://mobilebroadcastnews.com/MBN/

(more info on this) Ft Hood "protest" I found here:
 link to open.salon.com

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On Sunday, Iraq veterans and others from around the country are going to be opposing this both visibly on the base and actually resisting this deployment in various ways. In a time when the military and the government have been caught with blood on their hands via the revelations from Wikileaks, this is a moment where people of conscience can act to influence many more people to stop the war crimes being committed in our names. The Wikileaks documents reveal soldiers firing into buses full of children, mortaring a villages, killing people at a wedding party including a pregnant women. We saw the pictures of Abu Ghraib and we remember the lies about weapons of mass destruction and many more of us have come to the understanding that these wars are being waged in the interests of U.S. Empire. We need to be out there with the truth.
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Ustream 22.Aug.2010 23:51

stream is Random

11:59 Sunday still functioning

 http://www.ustream.tv/channel/forthooddisobeys

4 AM 23.Aug.2010 06:53

update

Aug. 23, 2010 (KILLEEN, TX) - Five peace activists successfully blockaded six buses carrying Fort Hood Soldiers deploying to Iraq outside Fort Hood's Clarke gate this morning at around 4 a.m. While the activists took the width of Clarke Rd. and slowed the buses to a halt, police made no arrests, but instead beat the activists out of the streets using automatic weapons and police dogs so the deploying Soldiers could proceed.



Among those blockading were three veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and one military spouse. (See attached bios) The action, organized by a group calling themselves "Fort Hood Disobeys," was aimed at preventing the deployment of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Soldiers to what the veterans termed an illegal and immoral occupation.



While standing in the street, the activists held banners reading "Occupation is a Crime" and "Please Don't Make the Same Mistake We Did. RESIST NOW." From the TX HW-190 overpass, additional supporters attempted to hang larger banners that read, "Tell the Brass: 'KISS MY ASS' Your family needs you more" "Sick of Fighting Your Wars" and "Col. Allen [3 ACR Commander]: Do not deploy wounded Soldiers."



This latest deployment comes less than two weeks after President Obama announced the second end to combat operations in Iraq. FHD organizers denounced this as a lie, and pointed to the deployment of the 3rd ACR, a combat regiment, to Iraq as clear proof. They have stated they will continue to organize direct action in the Fort Hood community to oppose the wars as long as troops continue to deploy.



The action organizers have established a website at forthooddisobeys.blogspot.com where they will be posting statements, photographs and video from the actions as they become available during the next 48 hours. As well, for the length of the day, FHD ran live webcasts updating their supporters and depicting portions of the direct action. All live broadcasts from the day are archived at  http://bit.ly/b1WEyv.



For more information or to arrange coverage of today's events, call 347-613-8964 or write to  forthooddisobeys@hushmail.com. See attached bios for more information on those who participated in today's action.

Activists Stop Bus for 10 seconds - RAWstory report back 28.Aug.2010 10:52

Joe Anybody (reposting) iam@joe-anybody.com

Bus with soliders heading to Iraq is stopped for 10 seconds ... No Arrests!

Reort Back is here:

 link to www.rawstory.com

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Ten seconds may not be much time, but to a ragtag group of anti-war activists standing in front of six buses full of soldiers being deployed to Iraq, it can seem an eternity.

In the early hours of Monday morning outside Fort Hood, that's precisely what happened: Five black-clad protesters -- four of them veterans and one a military spouse -- took it upon themselves to blockade a public street used by the military for mass deployments.

The convoy was stopped for approximately 10 seconds while police and military personnel shoved them out of the road. Activists later declared their protest a "success" and vowed to return during every successive deployment from Fort Hood, in hopes of forcing the military to deploy soldiers under maximum security conditions.

It was the first happening of its kind since President George W. Bush launched the invasion of Iraq in 2003. Not since the Vietnam war has a group of activists attempted something so audacious. Not even Cindy Sheehan, who sat at the epicenter of the US peace movement for two years after her son Casey was killed in Iraq, ever attempted something so bold and provocative.

And not a single one of them was arrested.

Story continues ... (end qoute)

Ft Hood - seending troops to Iraq
Ft Hood - seending troops to Iraq
Anti War activists stop bus for 10 seconds at Ft Hood
Anti War activists stop bus for 10 seconds at Ft Hood