Elliott Adams’ Sentencing Statement, 2/25/14

Elliott Adams of the Hancock 17,  was not able to be in court on the day the rest of the defendants were sentenced.   He was sentenced for Disorderly Conduct to 14 days in jail and a fine of $250 and given a 2 year permanent restraining order to keep away from Col Evans (i.e. Hancock Air National Guard Base). Here […]

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Sentencing Statements from Hancock 17

February 7, 2014, the 13 remaining defendants in the Hancock 17 trial were convicted of Disorderly Conduct by Judge David Gideon in DeWitt Town Court for participating in a protest on October 25, 2012 where they symbolically blocked the gates of Hancock Air National Guard Base to protest the very real piloting going on within the base of deadly MQ9 […]

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Drones in US: Should We Question Who Really Benefits?

by Ed Kinane, Reprinted from Truthout.org On December 30, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) designated six US regions as test sites for the domestic development of drone technology. One of those regions includes Syracuse, NY, my hometown. We “host” the Hancock Air Base 174th Attack Wing, now piloting weaponized Reaper drones over Afghanistan. Here in the United States, the multibillion-dollar drone […]

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The Struggle Interviews Hancock Activists

Two Interviews with Stan Heller for The Struggle, Media for Justice, Justice for the People The Hancock 17 Have Been Jailed February 8th, 2014 In October 2012 a protest of the drone base in Hancock, NY led to 17 arrests.  At trial the 17 were convicted of disturbing the peace. They were put in jail on February 7.  Interview with […]

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Sentencing and Jailing Hancock 17

Video by Charley Bowman of the Western NY Peace Center in Buffalo Judge Gideon’s Verdict and Sentence for Hancock 17 Defendants (Defendant’s Sentencing Statements coming soon) Sentencing And Jailing Of Hancock 17 from Western New York Peace Center on Vimeo. Transcript below:   

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Press Release, 12 Free on Valentines Day

Hancock 17 Drone War Crimes Resisters Released from Jail February 14 In a week in which the National Security Administration’s role in the assassinations of drone victims was revealed, Pakistani anti-drone activist Kareem Khan was freed after being abducted from his home and President Obama is considering a drone strike on yet another U.S. citizen, the twelve sentenced members of […]

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Press Release: Hancock 17 Drone War Crimes Resisters’ Verdict

Hancock 17 Drone War Crimes Resisters’ Verdict Is In! All found guilty of disorderly conduct but acquitted of trespassing; Order of Protection extended 2 years; Judge decides to ‘send a message’ On Friday, February 7, Town of DeWitt Court Judge David Gideon found twelve of the Hancock Drone War Crimes Resisters guilty of disorderly conduct, but acquitted them of trespassing.They […]

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