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#PineGapPilgrims facing courtOn Sep 29 2016, six “Peace Pilgrims” were arrested next to the Pine Gap Military base which is a key US military facility providing support for violent operations, drone strikes and the massive spy program revealed by Edward Snowden.
What is Pine Gap?A US base established by the CIA to conduct mass surveillance, collecting raw data from satellites, supporting communications of US armed forces, targeting drone attacks and also supporting arms control verification. More info on Pine Gap
Support UsWe were lamenting war and praying for peace and now we need your help and support:
- Join the Wage Peace Newsletter for updates, invitation to actions, call outs and Court dates. Share this information with your friends and networks.
- Donate to help us travel back and forth to Alice Springs as well as general costs in fighting this case. We would like to see people join us.
- Join us in Alice for the major case later in the year.
- If you are in Alice – support us by encouraging local involvement and making links. Contact [email protected]
ProtocolThe Alice Springs Peace Convergence takes place on Arrernte land. The ‘kwertengwerle’ (ritual caretakers) of central and eastern Arrernte are committed to closing Pine Gap through a process of Healing, Unity & Peace. To do this the Arrernte are hosting a number of camps and activities on tribal homelands and in Alice Springs themed on the areas of Healing, Permaculture, Education, Arts. Cultural places of Smoking & Welcome have been established (see the Arrernte healing & unity pages at www.closepinegap.com)
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