David Coombs, attorney for American prisoner of conscience US Army Pvt. Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning, will speak at three upcoming West Coast events hosted by the Private Manning Support Network. Mr. Coombs continues to represent the heroic WikiLeaks whistle-blower recently sentenced to 35-years in military prison.
Sunday, Dec. 8 at 7:00pm -- Los Angeles, CA
The Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Monday, Dec. 9 at 6:30pm -- Oakland, CA
Humanist Hall, 390 27th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7:00pm -- Seattle, WA
University Temple United Methodist Church (Fireplace Room), 1415 NE 43rd St., Seattle, WA 98105
Events will include Q&A with Mr. Coombs, and a fund pitch by the Support Network to benefit Pvt. Manning's ongoing defense efforts, including pending legal appeals.
Events are presented by the Private Manning Support Network and Courage to Resist, with the help of Veterans for Peace, CODEPINK, Bay Area Military Law Panel, War Resisters League-West, Project Censored and the Media Freedom Foundation, SF Women in Black, World Can't Wait-SF Bay, OccupySF Action Council & Environmental Justice Working Group, OccupyForum, SF LGBT Pride Celebration Committee, Queer Strike, National Lawyers Guild-SF, and the Civilian-Soldier Alliance, MLK Coalition of Greater Los Angeles, Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace, Progressive Democrats of Santa Monica Mountains, March Forward, The ANSWER Coalition, Common Good Café, G.I. Voice / Coffee Strong, Peace Action Group of Plymouth Church UCC, Fellowship of Reconciliation-Seattle Chapter
$5-$10 donation requested at the door to cover event expenses. Wheelchair accessible.
For more info, contact: Courage to Resist, 510-488-3559.