[pp.int.general] Who forgot Bradley Manning?
erik.lonroth at gmail.com
Wed Apr 20 12:26:04 CEST 2011
The 28:th of may seems like a date that might be a good day to settle
about... Did you get in contact with the Support Network for Bradley
Manning about this date and the events that are planned?
On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 1:28 AM, Dirk Poot - Secretaris Piratenpartij
<bestuur at piratenpartij.nl> wrote:
> For what it's worth:
> We from the Dutch Pirate Party also realized this when we ran across the announcement of a demonstration planned for may 28 in Berlin: http://www.freebradleymanning.de/?p=51
> We have just released a press release calling for a demonstration in Amsterdam, Holland on the 28 of may as well. https://depiratenpartij.wordpress.com/2011/04/19/aankondiging-demonstratie-en-tweetup-bradley-manning-vrij/
> Kind regards,
> Dirk Poot
> secretary a.i.
> On 19 Apr, 2011, at 21:11 , Erik Lönroth wrote:
>> Dear Pirates!
>> In december 2010, we managed to create a common voice in support for
>> the people behind Wikileaks. By that time, threathened to their lives
>> due to their involvement in the publication of diplomatic documents.
>> The announcement was translated into many different languages and
>> every Pirate Party that wanted to participate did so with their own
>> Our version was:
>> Now its time to do this again. This time, focusing on the real
>> hero(es) - the whistle-blowers, and more explicitly "Bradley Manning".
>> He has by end of MAY been imprisoned without a trial for a full year.
>> Parallells can be drawn to the journalist, Dawit Isaak, who is
>> imprisoned in Eritrea under similar circumstances.
>> I have tried to get in contact "Bradley Manning Support Network" to
>> get a "date" to organize the "One year of illegal imprisonment" day
>> and in conjunction with that - I hope - to formulate a common protest
>> together with the international Pirate Party.
>> There are some stuff we can do, apart form the "announcement".
>> * A "counter" that shows how long he has been imprisoned without a
>> trial that anyone can put on their blog/website.
>> * Poster/graphics for this.
>> * Make donations to the www.bradleymanning.org
>> * A "draft" on the announcement in text.
>> Anything to mark this day. Whenever it is.
>> Pirate Parties International - General Talk
>> pp.international.general at lists.pirateweb.net
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