Sunday, October 18, 2009
Freedom Bridge, Fort Lewis, Washington
Protesters gathered to demand the freedom of Travis Bishop and Leo Church, who are reportedly being held under abusive condition in a military prison on the Fort Lewis Army Base. Fort Lewis, which is located in between the cities of Olympia and Tacoma, in Washington State, is one of the USA's largest Army bases in terms of working personnel.
For more background on the situation of Bishop and Church, please visit GI Voice.
[Also, see this video by Elliot Stoller:]
Protest at Fort Lewis
[Background info: Glenn Beck was in the area to accept a key to the city of Mt. Vernon, where he grew up. This attracted a large crowd of people some supporters and some protestors. Read more about the visit: Glenn Beck Goes Home to Face Controversy]