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Hours Before Court-Martial, Army Resister Victor Agosto Speaks Out on Why He’s Refusing to Fight in Afghanistanfrom Democracy Now, 5 August 2009.

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Ex-soldier appeals court-martial, Rochelle Hines, Florida AP.  (Hopefully it’s not his lawyer who has the names of the appellate courts wrong.)

Camilo Mejia, 1st GI to Publicly Resist Iraq War, Appeals Bad Conduct Discharge

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Camilo Mejia is the first GI who served in Iraq to have publicly resisted the war. He was imprisoned for refusing to return. Today, he is appealing his bad conduct discharge from the military. We speak to Mejia along with his attorney, Anjana Samant of the Center for Constitutional Rights. [includes transcript]

Democracy now.

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