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Michael Lyons freed from military detention

Earlier this month, Michael Lyons, the navy medic who was sentenced to detention in Colchester Military Corrective Training Centre for refusing to take up arms and protesting the war in Afghanistan, was released. Michael Lyons was inspired to take action … Continue reading

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Michael Lyons’ appeal turned down

Michael Lyons lost his appeal against his sentence at the Military Appeals Tribunal in the Royal Courts of Justice today, 13 October. The Dale Farm Travellers lost their case in the Royal Courts of Justice yesterday. Seems justice is in … Continue reading

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Why Michael Lyons became a Conscientious Objector

Michael Lyons’ wife Lillian has written an article for Veterans for Peace UK about how Michael came to register for conscientious objector status in the British Navy and what happened next. In her powerful and moving article, Lillian refers to … Continue reading

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Report from Vigil for Michael Lyons

Solidarity with Afghanistan War Refusenik Michael Lyons Colchester Military Prison – Saturday 6 August Michael Lyons is serving 7 months military detention after applying for conscientious objector status and refusing to take up arms in rifle training. Lyons’ view of … Continue reading

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Full report from the vigil for Michael Lyons – 6 August

Solidarity with Afghanistan War Refusenik Michael Lyons Colchester Military Prison – Saturday 6 August Michael Lyons is serving 7 months military detention after applying for conscientious objector status and refusing to take up arms in rifle training. Lyons’ view of … Continue reading

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Vigil for Michael Lyons: 6 August

Solidarity Vigil for jailed war resister to be held in Colchester Saturday 6 August, 3 – 5pm British Navy Medic Michael Lyons is serving 7 months detention at Colchester Military Corrective Training Centre (MCTC) after he applied for conscientious objector … Continue reading

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Write to Bradley Manning and Michael Lyons

August 2013 update If you want to write to Chelsea Manning (official letters will still need the envelope to be addressed to Bradley Manning), the details are here. Letting prisoners know that they aren’t forgotten is vital to any solidarity … Continue reading

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THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE… or get you locked up for decades

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 Article by Ciaron O’Reilly In 2010 a young U.S. soldier was arrested in Baghdad, transferred to Kuwait, placed in a small cage and tortured, then later transferred to Quantico U.S. Marine base Virginia U.S.A. and systematically tortured for a further … Continue reading

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Solidarity in London and all over as Graeme Dunstan’s trial for disarming a helicopter gunship gets underway

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Solidarity in London Former U.S./Australian/Irish plowshares prisoner Ciaron O’Reilly gives it all he’s got (left) at the Australian High Commision on London’s Strand on the first day of Graeme Dunstan’s trial in Rockhampton, Australia on Monday. One may have been … Continue reading

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Babe in arms to World War II veteran and all ages in between gather in London’s Giuseppe Conlon Hall to demand Bradley Manning’s Freedom

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by Ciaron O’Reilly Photos by Nastya Sergienya London response to the verdict on Tuesday 30 July Tuesday 30 July was the verdict day in the Bradley Manning court martial show trial that has been ongoing since 3 June at Fort … Continue reading

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