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Trial Day Seven – The verdict

Trial Day Seven – The verdict

Day seven in the Alice Springs supreme court for the Pine Gap peace pilgrims, with all the evidence done and the jury out considering their verdict. Surely it couldn’t go any longer? We have been staying at a lovely Christian retreat centre, where among other things...

Trial Day Six (and counting) – the jury is out

Trial Day Six (and counting) – the jury is out

Day six in the Alice Springs supreme court for the Pine Gap peace pilgrims. With all the evidence done and the verdict set to be given, you would be forgiven for thinking we would be getting more nervous. But in fact we were the most rested and relaxed of any morning...

Trial Day Five – Will our defences stand?

Trial Day Five – Will our defences stand?

Day five in court for the Pine Gap peace pilgrims. It was a tired morning after a big night of preparing legal arguments and joining a local bible study at the gates of Pine Gap itself; but once again we put on our assortment of anti-war t-shirts (except for Franz,...

Trial day four – the Peace Pilgrims take the stand

Trial day four – the Peace Pilgrims take the stand

Day four in the Alice Springs supreme court for the five peace pilgrims charged with trespassing on Pine Gap. And this one was really our most important day so far as we finally got to give our testimony. Again we stopped for prayers outside the court. The bible...

Trial Day Three – defence opens

Trial Day Three – defence opens

The five Pine Gap peace pilgrims were back in court today after a couple of days off. The weekend was not spent idly mind you – besides lots of case planning, we did a lament service on Saturday night at ANZAC Hill, and a public meeting at the town council building...

War on Trial Public forum on Periscope

War on Trial Public forum on Periscope

WAR ON TRIAL Public forum will be broadcast on the WagePeaceau Periscope channel. Watch, comment, like, ask questions. Professor Richard Tanter - President of ICAN Scott Ludlam - Long time peace activist Margaret Pestorius - Peace Pilgrim Lisa Ling - Drones Whistle...

Qld Senator Andrew Bartlett supports Pine Gap Peace Pilgrims

We are extremely grateful to Senator Andrew Bartlett for speaking up for us in the Senate. Here is the transcript - Senator BARTLETT (Queensland) (18:29): I'd like to speak tonight about something that's happening right now in Alice Springs involving a number of...