Tuesday, June 14, 2005

US Army Bloody Birthday Celebration

Cambridge, MA - June 14, 2005

Members of the Boston Direct Action Project protesting at the US Army's 230th Birthday Celebration before they are arrested and dragged away.

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http://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/38614/index.php.
http://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/38602/index.php

SEE VIDEO OF TWO ARRESTS:
vhttp://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/38671/index.php

The US Army took over part of the Cambridge Common with an elaborate celebration for its 230th birthday. Activists demonstrated against military recruitment, the Iraq war, and global US military violence. 7 protesters were arrested including 4 members of the Boston Direct Action Project. They will appear in Cambridge court on July 15th to face “disturbing the peace” charges.

READ THE FULL STORY ON INDYMEDIA:
http://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/38648/index.php

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Boston Herald
Boston Metro (PDF file)
Boston Globe
Cambridge Chronicle

3 Comments:

At 11:23 AM, Anonymous Ida Björnheden said...

Hello! I read about you in the Swedish magazine ETC the other day. It made me so happy to know that there are people in America doing something (even if ofcourse, somewhere I knew that, but you know..proof..) and I appreciated your action against the celebration of the army! I wonder: did you hear/see the nobel prize speech by harold pinter?
keep up the good work/ida from sweden

 
At 11:25 AM, Anonymous ida björnheden said...

by the way my email is: idajosefin@yahoo.se if you want to answer!

 
At 4:21 AM, Blogger Ouzian said...

Great. Brave. Keep up the fight for justice.

 

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