Reports from Hancock and Beyond

Hancock 17 Drone War Crimes Resisters Trial to Continue Jan. 23-24

Contacts: Judy Bello, Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars, Rochester, NY, (585) 733-4058 Mary Anne Grady Flores, Catholic Worker, Ithaca, NY, (607) 280-8797 Ed Kinane, Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars, Syracuse, NY (315) 478-4571 Elliott Adams, Past President of Veterans for Peace, Sharon springs, NY (518) 441-2697 Carol Baum, Syracuse Peace Council, Syracuse, NY, (315) 472-5478 (SPC), (315) 383-5738 (cell) Hancock 17 Drone War Crimes Resisters Trial to Continue Jan. 23-24

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Hancock 17 Drone War Crimes Resisters Trial to Continue Monday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2014 Contacts: Ed Kinane, Upstate Drone Action, Syracuse, NY, (315) 478-4571 Mary Anne Grady Flores, Ithaca Catholic Worker (607) 280-8797 Judy Bello, Upstate Drone Action, Rochester, NY (585) 733-4058 Elliott Adams, Past President of Veterans for Peace (518) 441-2697 Carol Baum, Syracuse Peace Council and Upstate Drone Action (315) 472-5478 (SPC), (315) 383-5738 (cell) Hancock 17 Drone War Crimes Resisters Trial to Continue Monday January 6 The first day of the trial of the Hancock

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Trial Begins for Hancock 17 Drone War Crimes Resisters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2, 2014 Contact: Mary Anne Grady Flores, Catholic Worker, Ithaca, NY, (607) 280-8797 Ed Kinane, Upstate Drone Action, Syracuse, NY, (315) 478-4571 Elliott Adams, Past Pres. Veterans for Peace, Sharon Springs, NY, (518) 441-2697 Trial Begins for Hancock 16 Drone War Crimes Resisters Friday January 3, 5:00 PM, DeWitt Town Court, 5400 Butternut Drive, East Syracuse, NY Press Conferences: Friday Jan 3 4 pm and Saturday Jan 4 9 am DEWITT, N.Y. Jan 2, 2014  On

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Press Release: 3 Arrested Dec 9 at Hancock

THREE ARRESTED DEC 9 TRYING TO DELIVER A CITIZENS’ ORDER OF PROTECTION TO THE 174TH REAPER DRONE ATTACK WING AT HANCOCK AIR BASE This afternoon, December 9, 2013, two Yale Divinity students and a Catholic Worker were arrested as they peaceably remained at the Hancock Reaper drone base entrance on East Molloy Rd in DeWitt, New York. They were attempting to deliver a citizens’ Order of Protection on behalf of Afghan drone survivors.  

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Hancock Air Base Defendants’ (Expired) Orders Of Protection Re-Issued

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 31 October 2013 CONTACT: Clare Grady, (607) 273-6257 Ed Kinane, (315) 478-4571 DE WITT, NY JUDGE RE-ISSUES HANCOCK AIR BASE DEFENDANTS’ EXPIRED ORDERS OF PROTECTION, SUPPRESSING THEIR FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS TO PROTEST DRONE WAR CRIMES THERE In 2012 on October 25, seventeen U.S. Americans, as part of Upstate Drone Action’s ongoing campaign to expose the extensive killings of innocent civilians by weaponized Reaper drones piloted from Hancock Air Base, were arrested as they protested outside the base, blocking its

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A Response to the Ash Wednesday Verdict

How eloquent you each were!!!!! – each speaking to different parts, all together painting the whole picture (with beautiful overlapping aspects) . . . All coming from Hope, Love, Truth Seemed to me it was Father Bill P. with Faith in Hope (and the Franz testimony! 😉 Father Bill F-S with an emphasis on history and justice; Carmen with the World view, and current (and past) world events (on United Nations Day); Ellen with such love and care for all

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Ash Wednesday Defendants NOT GUILTY!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 24 October 2O13 11:50pm CONTACT: Ellen Grady 607-279-8303 Carmen Trotta  212-254-1640  St. Joe’s Catholic Worker Ash Wednesday Defendants NOT GUILTY! In a historic decision five Catholic Worker activists were acquitted earlier this evening of Disorderly Conduct charges for blocking the main entrance to Hancock Air Base, home of the 174th Attack Wing of the Air National Guard, Syracuse, New York. Hancock is a Reaper drone hub whose technicians pilot weaponized drones over Afghanistan. The five went “pro se,”

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