Faith & Resistance Retreat Court Update: FIVE PENTAGON RESISTERS SENTENCED TO FINES AND PROBATION | CLOSING STATEMENT

pentagonhw09Alexandria, VA — June 16, 2009

Five participants of the Holy Week Faith and Resistance Retreat held in Washington, D.C., were tried, convicted, and sentenced to fines and probation today in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, VA for their Good Friday Pentagon witness. They were arrested as they prayed in silence around a cross near the Pentagon Metro entrance, while about 40 other
retreatants, dressed in black robes and white masks to mourn the dead, vigiled in silence to the beat of a drum in the designated protest zone. (more…)