Sun. April 17"Free Bradley Manning! End the War" Gig at GCH, Harringay, London
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Flyer Side 2 - Info April 17 gig
FREE BRADLEY MANNING: END THE WAR!
PUBLIC MEETING AND GIG!
2 p.m.-7 p.m. Sunday April 17th.
"Dispatches fom the Dark Side: Refections on Torture and the Death of Justice"
* Giuseppe Conlon's son Gerry, who was wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for 16 years with the "Guildford 4", hopes to join us travelling back to Belfast through London from the U.S. where he is presently speaking out for the fitted up Angola3.
(Gerry is presently unconfirmed for A17, will update status)
Also anti-war artists and activists from countries entrenched in war with the people of Iraq and Afghanistan Speakers and performers from Iraq, Afghanistan, U.S., Britain, Australia, New Zealand and others
WHERE- Giuseppe Conlon Hall, 49 Mattison Rd. Harringey, London N4 1BG
2pm Start to gather for music and snacks in the Hall of Giuseppe Conlon Centre
3pm Public Meeting Speakers and Artists in the Venue of Giuseppe Conlon Centre
5 pm Party and social back in the Hall of Giuseppe Conlon Centre
7pm Party's over!
(*BYO Drinx & some food to share, off licences & shops nearby)
by Ciaron O'Reilly, Giuseppe Conlon House
served 13 months in U.S. prisons B52 disarmament '91
acquitted $U.S.2 1/2 million disarmament U.S. war plane in Ireland en route to invasion of Iraq '03.
London solidarity organiser for Bradley Manniing & Julian Assange - facing lifetimes in jail
***SPEAKERS WILLL INCLUDE
(see links for background and youtubes for speakers & musicians)
Ben Griffin, former SAS Iraq War combat veteran and refusenik
* Frank Cordaro - founder Des Moines Catholic Worker, Iowa, USA
Plowshares activist, has served 4 years jail time for B52 disarmament & resistance/organising at
"Srategic Air Command" (SAC)/ STRATCOM in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.
* Carmen Trotta has lived and worked 20+ years at New York Catholic Worker USA,
CW & War Resisters League writer and organiser. Also a key organiser of the solidarity scene around the 3 Pit Stop Poughshares trials in Dublin, "Witness Aaginst Torture" walk through Cuba to Guanatanamo and annual nonviolent resistance at the U.S. Supreme Court on the anniversary of the opening of Gitmo. On 911 he saw the second tower of the NYC World Trade Centre drop from the top of the nearby WRL building.
Sings Elvis, Johnny Cash, Phil Ochs CW & WRL speaker and organsier
former Shane Mac Gowan's "Popes"
now lead singer "Neck"
Tottenham's own living legend Razz
* Steve Jacobs - long time Columbia Catholic Worker, Missouri, resister and musician,
lived as a child in Guantanamo Bay, C.O.'d out of U.S. Navy, pscyhiatric nurse with U.S. military veterans 13 years, Columbia CW, Missouri CW 30 years
* John Mcclean
Kiwi blues artist
April 17 TRAVEL INFO:
Tube to Manor House or Turnpike Lane tube stations. Overground to Harringay. Buses along Green Lanes include 29 bendy bus from Trafalgar Square. Get off at Green Lanes Mattison Rd. stop. Giuseppe Conlon House is the large church building halfway up Mattison Rd.
FOR MORE INFORMATION about the April 17 event Phone 079 392 90576.
* DONATIONS to cover costs would be appreciated. Any surplus will go to Bradley Manning defence fund in the U.S.. Make cheques payable to "London Catholic Worker" Please write "Manning" on back of cheque and post to Bradley Manning Support, c/- Giuseppe Conlon House, 49 Mattison Rd. London N4 1BG