BLACKWATER 7 TRIAL SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 22/POTLUCK AND FESTIVAL OF HOPE JANUARY 21
The 7 protesters arrested at Blackwater USA in
October for recreating the Nisoor Square massacre atthe company's front door will go to trial on Tuesday, January 22 at 10 am. Trial will be at the Currituck County Courthouse at 2795 Caratoke Highway, Currituck, NC 27929 (Caratoke Highway is also known as Route 168).
There will be a vigil calling for the closing of
Blackwater on Route 168 outside the courthouse complex beginning at 9 am.
The previous night, Monday, January 21st, beginning at 6:30 pm there will be a Festival of Hope with the defendants at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (520 Graydon Ave., Norfolk VA 23507). There will be a potluck dinner (bring something to share), music, poetry, and reflection. Out of town visitors are welcome to sleep overnight in the church commons.
Please forward this to anyone who may have interest.