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War Resister Support Action Team
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War Resister Support Action Team

Supporting those opposing the endless wars

Counter-Recruiting
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Counter Recruiting

Opposing the militarism of students

Free Chelsea Manning
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Free Chelsea Manning

Support heroic WikiLeaks whistle-blower Chelsea Manning

About VFP92
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Veterans For Peace Chapter 92

(VFP 92) is the local chapter of Veterans For Peace in the greater Seattle area.

Posted: 13 June 2015

March for Chelsea Manning in the 2015 Pride Parade
Sunday, June 26, 2016, 

The Chelsea Manning contingent of Veterans For Peace is in the Seattle Pride Parade again. We'll be marching in support of US Army whistle-blower Chelsea Manning. Bring posters, t-shirts, whistles, and other items proclaiming your support for Chelsea.

The parade will be held rain or shine. Plan for the morning by wearing a good pair of walking shoes and bringing a hat, water, sunscreen, and/or rain gear as needed.

Exact time, mustering location, map and details TBA

 

Judge Rejects Psychologists’ Motion to Dismiss Case Filed on Behalf of Three CIA Torture Victims
SPOKANE, Wash. — In a decision today that is unprecedented for a lawsuit involving CIA torture, a federal judge said that he would allow a lawsuit against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the CIA program to move forward.
The case was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of three men — Gul Rahman, Suleiman Abdullah Salim, and Mohamed Ahmed Ben Soud — who were tortured using methods developed by the CIA-contracted psychologists, James Mitchell and John “Bruce” Jessen.
Announcing his ruling from the bench at a hearing today on the psychologists’ motion to dismiss, U.S. District Court Senior Judge Justin Quackenbush gave attorneys in the case 30 days to come up with a plan for discovery, a first in a lawsuit concerning CIA torture.
“This is a historic win in the fight to hold the people responsible for torture accountable for their despicable and unlawful actions,” said ACLU Staff Attorney Dror Ladin, who argued in court today. “Thanks to this unprecedented ruling, CIA victims will be able to call their torturers to account in court for the first time.”...

American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity.

Watch the video of Christian Appy's talk at Town Hall

Christian Appy, a Professor of History of the University of Massachusetts, spoke at Town Hall in Seattle about his new book:
American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity.
  His talk was on the Vietnam War's legacy and how it changed America's national identity and the lessons we should learn from that war and how to move forward from its shadows.