Posted on January 7, 2011 by Disarm Now Plowshares
Steven Leeper, Chairperson of the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation, spent the week with us during the Disarm Now Plowshares trial – observing, supporting and testifying, and sharing his experience and knowledge with others. Mike McCormick interviewed Steve on Saturday, December 11th, on KEXP Radio, Seattle. Steve gave a rich explanation of the purposes and functions of Mayors for Peace and the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation, provided perspective on the trial, and spoke directly about the world “nuclear weapons crisis.”
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Posted on January 1, 2010 by Disarm Now Plowshares
On Thursday, December 31, Plowshares activists received a cover letter and Order for Dismissal from Jenny A. Durkan, United States Attorney, and Barbara J. Sievers, Assistant United States Attorney. The letter was addressed to Magistrate Judge Karen L. Strombom, in the US District Court in Tacoma Washington.
The cover letter stated: “Attached hereto is an Order for Dismissal in the above-entitled case. Our office is working with the relevant law enforcement agencies to determine whether felony charges should be filed as to the underlying conduct in this case. As a result, we do not intend to proceed as to these misdemeanor charges at this time. ” (more…)
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Posted on December 10, 2009 by Disarm Now Plowshares
Security at Nuclear Bunkers Breached, but no mention of nuclear weapons in charging documents.
“On 02Nov09, at approximately 0630 hours, the following individuals were detained at gunpoint by US Marine Security Forces in the Main Limited Area (MLA), Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific (SWFPAC), aboard Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) Bangor, WA. (more…)
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