Debra Sweet | August 20, 2013
The military judge in Bradley’s case announced today that she will sentence him Wednesday morning at 10:00 am. This requires visible protest in response to what we expect will be a harsh sentence, since the prosecution asked for Bradley to be sent to prison for 60 years.
Join in protesting this outrage:
The United States government wants to more Bradley Mannings, Edward Snowdens, or Julian Assanges.
Why Manning Matters – new by Dennis Loo
The national Facebook event No Apologies: Protest Bradley Manning’s Sentencing Wednesday August 21 is one way you can share with others.
We will also be tweeting #BecauseofBradleyManning, and will look for your additions to the long list of how his revelations changed the world for the better.
Pastebin with suggested tweets for Wednesday morning Twitterstorm.
See Because of Bradley Manning by Dennis Loo.
As of Tuesday evening, these are the protests we know about for tomorrow, Wednesday August 21 (all times shown in local time zones):
Fort Meade: Press Conference with Manning attorney David Coombs 1:30 pm Location TBA see bradleymanning.org
Boston: 5pm MBTA Park Street Station Facebook Boston
Chicago: 6pm “The Bean” in Millennium Park Facebook Chicago
Crescent City, OK (Bradley’s home town) 8pm Central at Town Hall, 205 North Grand Facebook Event
Denver 7pm P&L Press 2727 West 27th Facebook Denver
Ft. Lauderdale: 7:30pm 299 E Broward Blvd. Facebook Event
Las Vegas: 5pm Federal Building 300 Las Vegas Blvd Event
Los Angeles: 5pm Downtown LA US District Court: 312 N Spring Facebook LA
Minneapolis: 4:30pm Federal Courthouse 300 S 4th St Facebook Minneapolis
Milwaukee: 6pm Milwaukee City Hall 200 E Wells Street Facebook Milwaukee
New York City: 5pm (47th & Broadway) Red Steps at Times Square, south of the TKTS Booth Facebook NYC
San Francisco: 5pm Bradley Manning Plaza (aka Ferry Plaza), at the foot of Market Street in San Francisco. Facebook SF
Seattle: 5pm Westlake Plaza 4th & Pine Facebook Seattle
Tallahassee 5pm United States Courthouse Facebook Tallahassee
Washington, DC: Rally 7:30pm White House Facebook DC March at 8:30 pm
England, Ireland, Scotland protests
Brisbane 4-5:30pm Thursday August 22 King Georges Square