As part of maintaining a voice of protest at this foreign invasion of our countryside a vigil is held outside the base between 6 and 8 pm every Tuesday.
This week’s gathering was poignant as it marked one week since the death of Matthew Cornish, killed in Basra on August 1st. Matthew was the eldest son of Anni Rainbow, joint coordinator of the Campaign for the Accountability of American Bases (CAAB). Anni herself was unable to attend but more than seventeen others, including people from Rhythms of Resistance Sheffield, kept sad and angry watch. A time of silence was kept, during which traffic was halted, in commemoration of Matthew.
Information about Matthew Cornish - http://tinyurl.com/fma7n
CAAB - http://cndyorks.gn.apc.org/caab
Rhythms of Resistance Sheffield - http://www.rhythmsofresistancesheffield.org.uk/