Archive for May, 2010

A Trail of Tears for Afghanistan

27/05/2010

A path from resistance from London to Colchester in support of Joe Glenton

25 June – 1 July 2010

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SATURDAY 26 JUNE: ARMED FORCES DAY
Meet 10.30am, Ministry of Defence, for a day of counter-recruitment activity and informing soldiers of their legal right to object to war.

SATURDAY 26 JUNE: DISSENT, RESISTANCE AND THE MILITARY
How should the peace movement engage with ordinary soldiers? Discussion with Mike Marqusee, Gwyn Gwyntopher (At Ease), and ex-soldier Ben Griffin. 6-8pm, Housmans Bookshop, N1.

SUNDAY 27 JUNE: UNARMED FORCES DAY
Meet 10.30am, Ministry of Defence, for the start of five-day walk to the military prison in Colchester where soldier Joe Glenton is in prison for refusing to fight in Afghanistan.

Other related events:
Friday 25 June, London: Forces Watch briefing on British Army recruitment practices.
Saturday 26 June, London: Counter-recruitment actions at Army Contact Points (aka ‘Arcades of Death’) in Dalston, Hounslow and Bromley.
Sunday 27 June, Huddersfield: Unarmed Forces Day screening of the film ‘Soldiers of Peace’ (2008).

See here for more events

See here for more information on the peace walk