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The Judgment

The Judgment

CITATION: The Queen v Webb & Ors [2017] NTSC 94 PARTIES: THE QUEEN v WEBB, Timothy Edward Alexander and DOWLING, Franz and PESTORIUS, Margaret Cecila and PAINE, Andrew William and DOWLING, James Joseph TITLE OF COURT: SUPREME COURT OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY...

Fines for Pine Gap ‘peace pilgrims’

Fines for Pine Gap ‘peace pilgrims’

By KIERAN FINNANE DEC. 9, 2017 (THE SATURDAY PAPER) When six pacifists were arrested in 2016 at the US’s Pine Gap military intelligence facility, the Crown called for custodial sentences. This week the Northern Territory Supreme Court issued them with fines. By Kieran...

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...

Five Peace Pilgrims guilty on all counts

Five Peace Pilgrims guilty on all counts

By KIERAN FINNANE 24 November 2017 Alice Springs News Online UPDATE, 24 November 2017, 4.52pm: Sentencing of all six Peace Pilgrims, including Mr Christie, has been set down for December 4. They have been bailed to appear from their respective cities of residence,...

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,...

No extraordinary emergency at Pine Gap: judge rules

No extraordinary emergency at Pine Gap: judge rules

By KIERAN FINNANE 22 November 2017 Alice Springs News Online The defences which the Peace Pilgrims have tried to raise in relation to entering the Pine Gap prohibited area have been ruled out by Justice John Reeves. The defences, under the Commonwealth Criminal Code,...

#ClosePineGap Radio – 8CCC

#ClosePineGap Radio – 8CCC

We are hijacking the airwaves at 8CCC (102.1) broadcasting and streaming online for the next two weeks 9am-6pm. TURN ON, TUNE IN and resist the U.S. military industrial complex!

Close Pine Gap T-Shirt

Close Pine Gap T-Shirt

These limited edition and highly stylish t-shirts are available in black and sky blue. Featuring sleeves, for sun protection while you’re out in the desert to Close Pine Gap! Grab yours from Disarm.net.au

#ClosePineGap merchandise

#ClosePineGap merchandise

All merchandise is being sold at cost price. We are not making any margin on these products. Please visit our website and donate to one or more of the projects that will contribute to the #ClosePineGap event. Thank you to the original artist of the Red tailed black...

Disarm #ClosePineGap crowd funder

Disarm #ClosePineGap crowd funder

On the road to Pine Gap to protest the US war machine in central Australia. We need funds to help us: pay for fuel & supplies to make this year's action at the gates the most awesome one yet. We need your help. Please help us get there and shut down the US war...

Peace Convergence #ClosePineGap crowd funder

Peace Convergence #ClosePineGap crowd funder

Please support this national gathering of peace makers and anti war activists during the 50 Year Anniversary of Pine Gap. We need your help to set up a series of independently organised events and artful non violent protest actions in and around Alice Springs. Themed...

Blockadia Crowd Funder

Blockadia Crowd Funder

A mobile blockade camp that provides various weather structures that can accommodate a gathering of 100 people. Blockadia is bringing a heap of essential infrastructure to the #ClosePineGap camp. We are currently low on paying passengers and are asking our community...