BLOWING THE WHISTLE ON WAR CRIMES IS NOT A CRIME

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Organizing Toolkit
Bradley Manning Support Network bradleymanning.org

May 2011

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Individual action . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
If you have 60 seconds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 If you have 20 minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Got another 20 minutes? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Other recommended actions . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Raise awareness about Bradley Manning at existing events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Tabling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Activism from home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Use social media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Donate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Volunteer with the Bradley Manning Support Network! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Contact your government representatives . . . . . 4

Guide to Working with the Media . . . 13
Creating a media advisory . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Pitching the story . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 The post-event press release . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Contacts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Bradley Manning Support Network contacts . . . . 16 Allied organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Places to find and advertise events . . . . . . . . . 16

Petition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Ad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Event organizing guide . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Host a film screening / house party . . . . . . . . . . 6 Steps for planning your screening . . . . . . . . . 6 Host a public education event . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Plan a demonstration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Finding help for organizing your event . . . . . . . . 9 During the event . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Bradley Manning Support Network Steering Committee: Gerry Condon, national co-chair of the Veterans for Peace GI Resistance Working Group; Mike Gogulski, founder of bradleymanning.org; Bob Meola, member of War Resisters League National Committee; Jeff Paterson, project director of Courage to Resist; Loraine Reitman, privacy advocate; Kevin Zeese, co-founder and executive director, Voters for Peace. Special appreciation to toolkit contributors Emma Cape and Melissa Roberts of Courage to Resist. For additional toolkits, and other related “Free Bradley Manning” campaign materials, please contact: Courage to Resist 484 Lake Park Ave #41, Oakland CA 94610 • www.couragetoresist.org • 510-488-3559

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If you have 60 seconds
Sign the petition to free Bradley Manning! Go to: standwithbrad.org
Please take five minutes to e-mail the petition to friends, neighbors, and other members of your organization encouraging them to sign as well .
Note: This guide is intended as a starting place for people who have limited time and resources, or who prefer to be active as individuals. If you’re ready to be a leader in the movement to Free Bradley, please check out our “Event Organizing Guide.”

Sample letter
Dear ______________

to: Quantico officials

If you have 20 minutes

What you can do: Background info:

Write the officials at Quantico and demand that they end the inhumane treatment of Bradley Manning . The Marine Brig at Quantico, Virginia, is using “injury prevention” as a vehicle to inflict extreme pre-trial punishment on accused Wikileaks whistleblower Army PFC Bradley Manning . The 23 year-old has been held in solitary confinement since his arrest last May. David Coombs, Bradley Manning’s attorney, has helped shed light on the specifics of his confinement. Usually enforced only through a detainee’s first week at a confinement facility, or in cases of violent and/or suicidal inmates, the standing Prevention of Injury (POI) order has severely limited Manning’s access to exercise, daylight and human contact for the past nine months. He is allowed to exercise for only 1 hour a day, and he is only allowed to walk, not run. Additionally, Bradley’s sleep is regularly interrupted. The military’s own psychologists assigned to Quantico have recommended that the POI order and the extra restrictions imposed on Bradley be lifted . On March 10, 2011, State Department Spokesman Philip J. Crowley called the treatment of Bradley “ridiculous and counterproductive and stupid.” Two days later, Crowley had to resign as a result of his comments. Nevertheless, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the San Francisco Chronicle all issued editorials in March condemning Bradley’s treatment .

I am writing to demand that you end the inhumane, degrading conditions of Bradley Manning’s pre-trial confinement and respect his human rights. Specifically, I ask you to lift the “Prevention of Injury (POI) watch order”. This would allow Bradley meaningful physical exercise, uninterrupted sleep in night clothes, and a release from isolation. The United Nations (UN) Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (SMR), which are internationally recognized guiding principles, provide that “Untried prisoners shall always be offered opportunity to work” should they wish to undertake such activity (SMR Section C, rule 89). The current treatment of Bradley Manning, who has not demonstrated violence towards himself or the other residents at Quantico, amounts to punishment of a prisoner awaiting trial, which is expressly forbidden by the UN SMR. The conditions under which PFC Manning is held appear to breach the USA’s obligations under international standards and treaties, including Article 10 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) which the USA ratified in 1992 and which states that “all persons deprived of their liberty shall be treated with humanity and with respect for the inherent dignity of the human person”. Judging from numerous psychological studies of prisoners in isolation, Bradley Manning’s current conditions pose a danger to his health and psychological well-being and raise a number of legal questions about the validity of any testimony he gives in trial. The fact that this case has prompted investigation from the UN office on torture issues makes clear that Manning’s treatment is also damaging Quantico’s reputation. In conclusion, current circumstances must change immediately so that Bradley Manning is treated like other inmates in Quantico, in clear accordance with international law. Sincerely, _______________

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A sample letter is provided on previous page . You can send a copy of your letter to each of the following addresses:

Sample letters

to: media editor

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Quantico Base Commander Colonel Daniel Choike 3250 Catlin Avenue, Quantico VA 22134 Quantico Brig Commanding Officer CWO2 Denise Barnes 3247 Elrod Avenue, Quantico VA 22134

(Remember to check newspapers’ word count requirements for letters to the editor before sending yours.) Dear Editor, I read your [date] article entitled [title] on the topic of Wikileaks. While I liked/had some issues with your coverage of the controversy surrounding Julian Assange, I was very disappointed that you failed to mention the other principal person involved in this controversy, the American soldier Bradley Manning, without whom Wikileaks would not be a household name. US Army Intel Analyst Pfc. Bradley Manning is alleged to have released the “Collateral Murder” video, the Iraq War Logs, the Afghan War Diaries, and the US Diplomatic Cables. Twenty-three year old Manning has been in solitary confinement in the military brig at Quantico, VA since last May. He is awaiting trial for a charge of indirectly “Aiding the Enemy,” which may result in the death penalty. This case is alarming not only because of the conditions of Manning’s pretrial confinement, which have prompted investigations by Congressman Dennis Kucinich and Manfred Nowak, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, but also because the charges imply that those who blow the whistle on war crimes and government corruption via a public source, such as a major newspaper, may now be tried for indirectly “Aiding the Enemy.”

Note that CWO2 Barnes replaced CWO4 Averhart on 24 January 2011

Got another 20 minutes?
The “convening authority” of Bradley’s court martial will have the final say as to whether he will face the death penalty at trial. Simply stated, write to tell him, “Do not try to kill Bradley.” Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, Commander US Army Military Dist . of Washington 1400 Defense Pentagon Washington DC 20301

other recommended actions
raise awareness about Bradley Manning at existing events

More sample letters on next page

Look for activist groups in your area (such as local members of Bradley Manning Support Network coalition partners) that may be holding an event, rally or march at which you can give a speech, or host a booth with information about Bradley Manning. Ask if they can contribute volunteers and resources for Bradley’s support. See our “Contacts Page” for more information . Search independent publications in your city or town for listings. Most major cities have a free weekly paper containing entertainment listings, reviews, and local news not always covered by mainstream news outlets. Such papers often have sections which list opportunities for social action . Check event websites . Many cities have popular event websites where relevant events may be advertised . (See “Contacts Page.”)

tabling
Set up a table at a popular community event/busy street corner/your campus with information about Bradley Manning and petitions . Hand out factsheets and talk to passersby to educate them and collect petition signatures .

Activism from home
We also encourage you to use the power of the written word to educate others about Bradley’s situation. Write letters to the editors of your local newspapers to help raise awareness about Bradley Manning’s inhumane prison conditions and the misleading nature of his charges. On the following pages you can find sample letters that you can modify and submit under your own name .

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Sample letters
Dear Editor, I read your [date] article entitled [title] on the topic of Wikileaks. While I liked/had some issues with your coverage of the controversy surrounding Julian Assange, I was very disappointed that you failed to mention the other principal person involved in this controversy, the American soldier Bradley Manning, without whom Wikileaks would not be a household name. US Army Intel Analyst Pfc. Bradley Manning is alleged to have released the “Collateral Murder” video, the Iraq War Logs, the Afghan War Diaries, and the US Diplomatic Cables. In a chat log prior to his arrest, Manning said he hoped the released cables would result in “worldwide discussion, debates, and reforms... because without information, you cannot make informed decisions as a public.” Famed Pentagon Papers whistle blower Daniel Ellsberg has compared Bradley’s actions to his own, both in intent and result. Of course, the “War on Terror” has changed U.S. culture significantly since the days when Ellsberg was heralded as a hero for helping end the Vietnam War. Nevertheless, international support for Bradley Manning is building, and hopefully his name will soon be as recognizable as those of Julian Assange or Daniel Ellsberg.

to: media editor

use social media
If you or someone you know has a well-read blog, you can write about updates on the case, and provide links to the petitions and information on other actions . You can also use facebook and twitter to post links to our website, bradleymanning.org, and our facebook page, savebradley.

donate
The Bradley Manning Defense Fund is hosted by Courage to Resist in collaboration with the Bradley Manning Support Network . With the increase in legal expenses due to the death penalty charge, tax-deductible donations are urgently needed . Funds are split between public education and support activities, and legal costs. Donate online at couragetoresist.org/bradley Send tax-deductible checks payable to “Courage to Resist” to: Courage to Resist, 484 Lake Park Ave #41, Oakland CA 94610. Please note “Manning defense” on the check’s memo line. Or, to make a non-tax-deductible contribution to Bradley’s legal trust, send checks payable to “IOLTA / Manning” to: Courage to Resist, 484 Lake Park Ave #41, Oakland CA 94610. The legal trust is managed by Bradley’s attorney David Coombs under regulation of the Massachusetts Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Program and the American Bar Association. All funds offset Bradley’s legal expenses. “There are several organizations that are collecting donations for the defense of PFC Bradley Manning . The only organization that is contributing funding to PFC Manning’s legal defense is Courage to Resist,” explains Bradley’s attorney David Coombs .

Sample letters
Dear Editor,

to: media editor

I read your [date] article entitled [title] on the topic of Bradley Manning, the US soldier alleged to have released to Wikileaks the “Collateral Murder” video, the Iraq War Logs, the Afghan War Diaries, and the US Diplomatic Cables. You failed to mention the controversy surrounding the conditions of Manning’s pretrial confinement. Although he has not been tried or convicted of any crime, twentythree year old Manning has been in solitary confinement in the military brig at Quantico, VA, since last May, without access to sunlight or meaningful exercise. He is forced to strip naked before bed each night, and to stand at attention naked the next morning. According to Marine spokesperson 1st Lt. Brian Villiard, this is for PFC Manning’s own protection. However, Brig forensic psychiatrists have consistently maintained that there is no mental health justification for the prevention-of-injury watch imposed on PFC Manning. The conditions of Manning’s confinement have prompted investigations by Congressman Dennis Kucinich and Manfred Nowak, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture. The U.S. was once regarded as an international leader for the quality of our justice system and our fair treatment of prisoners, but the shameful treatment of pretrial prisoner Bradley Manning seriously calls that into question.

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volunteer with the Bradley Manning Support Network!
Your skills can make a difference. We need people writing articles, soliciting organizations for support, making YouTube videos, creating posters and working on our campaign. We need many people to run this campaign. To get involved, please send an email explaining how you would like to contribute to: rainey@bradleymanning .org . Our needs include:

Local organizers – to harness the energy within your communities National organizers – to help coordinate the national and international effort to free Bradley, and reach out to possible ally organizations Writers – to help write our material for websites, social networking campaigns, leaflets
and media advisories

Online campaign contributors – to help spread the word about our campaign Graphic designers & artists – to help create posters, music Videographers & photographers – to help document and promote our campaign
Oakland office of Courage to Resist most weekdays. Please call 510-488-3559 to RSVP.

San Francisco Bay Area – volunteers are needed to help with mail handling and petition processing in the

Contact your government representatives
Demand that the military stop the inhumane treatment of Bradley Manning and drop the death penalty charge of “aiding the enemy” . Let them know that you support Bradley Manning . Look up US Congress addresses and phone numbers for your state at house.gov Email your state representatives via the web-no email client required!--at Look up full contact information for your state Senators, including links to convenient web forms where you can contact them, at senate.gov

writerep.house.gov

Send an email to President Obama at whitehouse. gov Write to President Obama at The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500 . Leave a comment for President Obama by calling 1-202-456-1111 or faxing 1-202-456-2461 . Call the White House Switchboard and leave President Obama a message by calling

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Organizing an event is a key way
to educate community members, gather signatures for the Stand With Brad Petition (standwithbrad.org), enlist other volunteers to take action, solicit media attention, and raise funds for the Bradley Manning Defense Fund . Thank you for taking this crucial step! To notify us of a planned public event or if you’d like assistance in organizing one, please contact us at emma@ couragetoresist.org. Tell us the date, time and location of your event and we’ll help promote it via website, social networks and affiliates. Additionally, we can send you promotional materials such as stickers, info cards and buttons.

Welcome
dear Supporter,
If you have opened this guide, you have taken an enormous step towards direct political action . You have made a choice to support Bradley Manning by organizing an event in your community . This is a courageous action and we applaud you for it . You are not alone, and putting your event together does not have to be a monumental task, even if you’ve never organized a community event before. We’ve put together a few helpful documents to get you started . Even if only you and a few of your friends stand together to support Bradley Manning, you are making a difference. You are standing up for human rights for all . You are standing up for the rights of all prisoners suffering right this moment at the hands of a government that wants to silence them . You are standing up for all people who believe that the world should and can be different, and will not be silent until it is, no matter what it takes. People like you have been changing things since the beginning of recorded history. Together, we can do it again . Here are some ways to ensure you will receive the latest news, information and updates from the Bradley Manning Support Network: • Sign-up for weekly newsletter at bradleymanning.org. Enter your e-mail and click “get updates”. • Join our Facebook page: facebook.com/savebradley • Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/savebradley • Subscribe to the BMSN Supporters Email Discussion List • Send an email to: supporters-join@bradleymanning.org • Participate in our online discussion forum: bradleymanning.org/forum

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• Organize! Organizer kits are available without charge to activist group leaders . E-mail emma@couragetoresist .org for more details . • Also, “Free Bradley Manning” gear including: shirts, stickers, buttons, whistles and more are available at couragetoresist.org/shop/bradley-manning.html We hope this guide will help you as you take action to help save Bradley Manning . Our sincerest regards and thanks,

The Bradley Manning Support Network
Host a film screening / house party
You can host an event in your home and invite friends and family . Or you can choose to make it a public event . If you want to open the event up to a larger crowd, it might make sense to request permission to use space in a local coffee shop, art space or a public facility such as a library .

Steps for planning your screening:
1. Plan all necessary logistics.

We suggest using the “Collateral Murder” video of a U.S. helicopter gunship attack that killed a dozen unarmed civilians in Iraq as part of your event . Bradley Manning is facing court martial for leaking this video . Prior to the film screening, visit collateralmurder.com/en/download.html to download the film onto your hard drive. Choose a location for the film screening and make sure it is available on your desired date and time. Ideally, you will know the date, time, and location of your event at least two weeks ahead of time, so that you can mention specifics when inviting others to join you. You will need access to technology allowing you to show the film from your computer for your crowd. If you’re using a projector, don’t forget to also have a good audio system.

Critical components of a successful event:
• well-planned event promotion • an accessible and comfortable location • interesting speakers • refreshments • Optional: music/entertainment

2. recruitment
Set a goal for the number of event attendees you’d like to have. A good rule of thumb is that you’ll need at least twice as many RSVPs, because many people cancel at the last minute. See the pages with “Recruitment Tips” for some ideas to help you reach your goal . Keep a list of all the people interested in coming to the event, along with their contact information.

3. reminders
Two to four days before the event, make reminder calls and send e-mails to all of your event attendees, with the event date, time, directions to the location, and your phone number in case they get lost.

4. Prepare discussion points for after the screening
The Collateral Murder video often elicits strong emotions, so this is your opportunity to allow people to express what they’re feeling, as well as to help them turn those feelings into positive action. Some suggested discussion questions and talking points are provided on the next page .

5. Prepare for action
Your event should, ideally, end with attendees taking some form of action. This should include having everyone sign the petition and donate money towards the cause, writing letters to Quantico, and/or creating a committee of volunteers to help plan a larger event . Decide what you want to happen and prepare the necessary materials prior to the day of the screening itself .

6. document successes
At the end of your film screening: take photos of your group in-action, and e-mail them to us!

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Host a public education event
Organizing a structured public event can be quite effective for educating community members and raising money for Bradley Manning’s defense.

Sample discussion points for film screening:
• How are you feeling after watching this video? • Have you seen the video covered in news or have your friends talked about it? How do you think it has impacted other members of your community? • In 2010, the New York City Daily News listed WikiLeaks first among websites “that could totally change the news .” Do you agree with this? • There is talk that Wikileaks has played a role in the recent protests in the Middle East, in particular those in Tunisia, because of the corruption of the Tunisian government that was revealed in the U .S . Diplomatic Cables . In his supposed IM (internet messenger) conversation with Adrian Lamo, the hacker who reported Bradley to the authorities, Bradley states the information should be in the public domain because “without information, you cannot make informed decisions as a public .” Do you agree? • Since May 2010, Bradley has been held in solitary confinement, and subjected to physical and psychological abuse through denial of sunlight, meaningful exercise and regular human interaction . The military may not have solid evidence linking Bradley to Wikileaks or Julian Assange and could have difficulty proving their case in court . Since Bradley has not been proven guilty, why do you think that he is being held in such harsh conditions? (Hint: To set an example for future would-be whistle blowers . Also they may be attempting to gather information for charges against Assange.) • If we had 60 seconds to communicate to someone who knew little about the Wikileaks story, and explain to them that Bradley is being treated unjustly, what should we say? • How can we effectively reach out and educate other members of our community in a compelling way so that they see this issue as relevant to them and want to take action?

1. Establish an event agenda
Ideally, you should start planning your event a month or more in advance. In order to draw a good crowd, it helps to have a few notable speakers, such as prominent activists or community officials. Additionally, your event may include entertainment or a full meal . If you already know people who could make ideal speakers or entertainers for your event, contact them right away to make sure they are available on your desired date and time. Otherwise, you can make phone calls and send letters to prominent community members requesting their service at your event .

2. Consider logistics
Major areas to consider and plan for include: size of space or building used, utility support needed, setup (tables and chairs, tents, portable toilets, parking, signage), coordination, cleanup, transportation .

3. Budgeting and fundraising
The logistics of your event will depend somewhat on the budget you have to work with . If you can recruit multiple community organizations to help sponsor the event, they will hopefully be willing to contribute to your budget . Local stores are often willing to donate supplies and food for charity events if you explain the cause to store managers and offer to promote their establishment . Chain businesses often have established rules for donations, and require more advanced notice than independent businesses . If your event agenda includes a substantial meal or entertainment portion, you may choose to raise money by charging for tickets. Alternatively, to encourage a larger crowd you can host a free event and pass around donation jars at the end. Either way, don’t be shy about asking for money and clearly explaining why it is needed! All funds collected, minus your expenses, should be submitted to the Bradley Manning Defense Fund.

4. Plan publicity
Promoting a special event takes creative thinking balanced with practicality .

Brainstorm all the available media including marquees, school newsletters, church announcements, social media, listserves of supporting organizations, popular event websites, and cable and commercial stations. Make a detailed list with names of whom to contact and when, and create event descriptions tailored to specific audiences. Begin promoting your event as early as possible.

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Plan a demonstration
Dozens of public events in support of Bradley Manning have already been held around the world .

1. Getting started
First, decide how many attendees you want at your event. Choose a location that is both easily accessible and highly visible to many members of your community. Remember, the more time you give yourself for planning, the more likely your event is to be successful.

2. decide the format of your event
You can gather 10 or 20 people to hold signs with clear, simple messages by a busy highway to educate people driving by. Or, if you have more planning resources, you can rally a large crowd in the city square and invite speakers . You can also have musicians perform at demonstrations .

3. Planned public resistance
Public resistance can take many forms . Peaceful collective actions designed to grab attention by disrupting the public order often take place at the end of large rallies . Some of the most common include marches on major streets, picketing government buildings or recruitment centers, and guerilla theater such as die-ins. (Note: If you are contemplating organizing a form of civil disobedience that might result in arrests, please check out United for Peace and Justice’s How-to Guide: unitedforpeace.org/article.php?id=112.)

Slogans:
* Blowing the whistle on war crimes is not a crime * Truth is the foundation of democracy * No torture, no death penalty for accused whistleblower * No secret trial for an American hero * The people have a right to know * Whistle-blowers are heroes * Shine a light on war and occupation

4. Material preparation
After you have envisioned your ideal event, you can work on creating event materials: • Event flyers • Press advisories • Colorful, large signs and banners with campaign messaging • Petition clipboards • Educational fact sheets • Catchy slogans the group can learn quickly and chant loudly .

5. recruitment

Chants:
Hey Obama don’t you know? Torturing Bradley has got to go! Exposing murder is not a crime, Bradley should not be doing time! Bradley’s conscience was his guide, We are here to take his side! Hey Obama! listen to me, Bradley Manning should be free! Please set Manning free today, He’s the greatest hero in the USA! Telling the truth is not a crime, Bradley Manning is a hero of mine!

Once you have created event descriptions and flyers, you can begin getting the word out about your event. See “Tips for Event Recruitment” below for some specific tactics that have proven to be effective .

6. Media timeline
(Download our Guide to working with the media for more information) Three weeks before your event: Have “who, what, when, where, why” down... and start telling folks! Two weeks before your event: Research . Conduct research to compile a list of local news sources and contact information for specific reporters/editors who might be interested in your story. One week before your event: The Media Advisory . See media packet for sample media advisory . Send out your press advisory to your media list again two days before the event .

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Three days before your event: The Story Pitch . Come up with a 30 second pitch to reporters . It’s best to pitch print reporters in the morning between 9-11am, before they have afternoon deadlines . Radio reporters and News Editors are also easiest to reach in the morning. Pitch TV assignment editors anytime, a few days in advance of a media event, or the morning of the event between 8:309:30am, when they hold meetings to decide on coverage for the day. The day after your event: The Press Release . Early in the morning, send out press releases to your media list, both to any reporters who joined and to those who did not.

Sample event:
On February 24, 2011, Berkeley activists organized a speaking event at the Unitarian Universalist Church, featuring famed Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg, which drew 40 attendees and raised $3000 for the Bradley Manning Defense Fund.

7. document your event
Make sure to take photos and videos to show the world!

8. Post-event follow-up
Send us a story about your event, or email us and we’ll interview you for a story on our website. For help with your story, email rainey@ bradleymanning .org . Send us your photos to share online . Email logan@bradleymanning .org . Thank your organizing team, speakers and other helpers. Follow up with phone calls, thank you emails, short notes or texts thanking them for their help .

Sample event:
A student from Sonoma State University created a facebook event posting for a Bradley Manning rally in a downtown San Francisco park and invited their friends. Another organizer decided to share the event link on a few local event websites. Within a week, RSVPs for the event grew to 50 people. On March 20, 2011, a crowd met at the park and after 4 people gave brief speeches about why they cared what happened to Bradley Manning, everyone moved with their signs and flyers to spread awareness near a busy street. Cars honked in support and several new volunteers were recruited.

finding help for organizing your event
Gather a team
Working with a team to plan events, especially ones you hope to be well attended, is highly recommended. Not only does working with a committee allow you to share the work of planning the event, but for each new person you involve in organizing, you expand the group’s immediate social network.

Where to start?
If you are not already working with an established organization, begin forming your event organizing team by talking to people you know: friends, family, fellow church and club members, etc. Remember, a face-to-face conversation or a phone call is more likely to result in a positive response than an e-mail. After trying your personal network, you can give in-person talks at meetings of related organizations. (See “Outreach to Allies” below) When approaching people about taking a leadership role personalize your “ask,” so that others understand why you think it is important to organize an event to support Bradley . Make sure potential team members are clear about what you’re asking them to do and what sort of time commitment is involved. You can establish specific team roles based on individuals’ abilities and interest, for example “Promotions Manager,” “Fundraiser/ Donations Manager,” “Materials Producer,” etc. Once event plans have been established and organizing tasks have been divided up, your role as team leader is to maintain regular contact with each of your team members, helping to remind them of when tasks need to be completed, and making sure they have all the resources they need to perform their role . You should also show your continued appreciation for their work .

Sample event:
Leafletting about Bradley Manning on campus.

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To sustain a movement, the Bradley Manning Support Network not only needs teams that help organize a single event, but also local leaders who can continue organizing future events . If you are interested in being one of these local campaign organizers, please e-mail emma@couragetoresist .org . After thanking other team members for their work, ask them to consider taking on a specific role in helping organize future events as well .

Sample outreach letter to community group allies
Your Name Your Address Your Apt. # Yourcity, ST 00000 [Mr./Mrs.] Contact Name Organization Title Org Address1 City, ST 00000

Invite people to attend your event
Remember: When you are inviting strangers to a large event, only a small percentage will actually wind up attending . Start early with promoting your event, and think expansively. If you can write advertisements that relate your action to recent headline news, that may help you gain a wider audience . Begin by inviting friends and members of organizations with which you’re active. Face-to-face conversations and phone calls should be used, when possible, in addition to e-mail. Think of a 60 second “elevator speech” explaining why participating in the event is important, and then make personal calls. Your goal should be concrete commitments .

Dear Mr./Mrs. Contact Name: My name is [Your Name]. I am a resident of City, ST and am writing to ask your organization to support US Army Private First Class Bradley E. Manning, who is currently being held at the US Marine Corps Brig Quantico, VA, awaiting an Article 32. A 22-year-old intelligence analyst, Pfc. Manning faces decades in prison for allegedly leaking a video of a US helicopter attack that killed at least eleven Iraqi civilians to Wikileaks. Among the dead victims were two working Reuters reporters. Two children were also severely wounded in the attack. In addition to this “Collateral Murder” video, Pfc. Manning is suspected of leaking the “Afghan War Diaries”—tens of thousands of battlefield reports that explicitly describe civilian deaths and cover-ups, corrupt officials, collusion with warlords, and a failing US/ NATO war effort. “We only know these crimes took place because insiders blew the whistle at great personal risk ... Government whistleblowers are part of a healthy democracy and must be protected from reprisal,” noted Barack Obama while on the campaign trail in 2008. While the President was referring to the Bush Administration’s use of phone companies to illegally spy on Americans,Pfc. Manning’s alleged actions are just as noteworthy. If the military charges against him are accurate, they show that he had a reasonable belief that war crimes were being covered up, and that he took action based on a crisis of conscience. If Pfc. Manning is indeed the source of these materials, the nation owes him our gratitude. However, since the charges, some first brought by the US Army Criminal Investigation Command (CIDC) in June 2010, Pfc. Manning has been held at the Quantico brig in conditions so torturous that they are being investigated by the human rights organization Amnesty International, and have been criticized by a member of the US State Department, assistant secretary of state for public affairs P.J. Crowley. As an organization known for [cite reasons why you feel this organization would be open to supporting Bradley], I feel that your public support for Pfc. Manning would help shed light on his plight. I would welcome the opportunity to speak to your organization about this matter and join you in such an effort. I appreciate your time and attention to this letter. More information about Pfc. Manning can be found at the website of the Bradley Manning Support Network (bradleymanning.org). Most kind regards, [Signed]

Sample elevator speech:
Bradley Manning is the young soldier who is alleged to have leaked the famous Collateral Murder video to Wikileaks, along with documents detailing war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan, and diplomatic reports discussing corruption in a number of governments. The effects of the release of this material have been far reaching and likely played a role in the recent celebrated pro-democratic protests in the Middle East. Bradley Manning is currently being held in a military prison and subjected to physical and psychological abuse. We want to join Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg, U.S. Veterans for Peace, and a number of other prominent peace leaders and groups in protesting the conditions of Bradley’s treatment and his charges. Can you join me on [date, location]?

outreach to allies
Groups to contact: • National Organizations with Local Chapters - CodePINK, Peace Action, Iraq, Veterans Against the War, Amnesty International, and Veterans for Peace • Local Organizations of All Stripes – Most mid-sized or larger communities have local peace coalitions. It’s also worth contacting progressive and libertarian wings of the Democrat and Republican Parties respectively in addition to local branches of third parties like the Libertarian and Green Parties . • Traditionally Sympathetic Churches - For example, the Friends (Quakers), Peace Mennonites, or Unitarian Universalists. • College Organizations – If you have a University in your town, contact some student organizations who can pass on the word to other students and teachers .

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Send a well-composed e-mail to group leaders about your event, asking them to pass it on to their members . Then follow it up with a phone call asking them to mention the event at their next group meeting . Consider inviting other organizations to endorse or co-sponsor the event with you .

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the follow-up ask
Each time someone expresses interest in your event, e-mail them a copy of your flyer and ask them to help you recruit others. Specific goals help (“Can you try to bring 5 more people to this event?”).

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Create an eye-catching flyer with event logistics as well as clear instructions (“bring your own poster,” “be ready to march at noon,” etc.) that you can e-mail and hand to people to pass on to others. Post the flyer in coffee shops and other common spaces . See sample flyer, next page.

local news sources
For large events, write an event advertisement for local newspapers that they can publish one week ahead of time . Post advertisements on popular event websites as well . See Contacts Page for some ideas .

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Street canvassing
Another possible recruitment strategy entails sending a small group of volunteers to a busy pedestrian location in town or to a popular community event a few days before the protest, in order to hand out flyers and talk to people in person.

during the event
Bring materials
• Copies of Free Bradley Manning info cards – available from Courage to Resist as part of a Bradley Manning organizer box, or separately. • Copies of the Action guide for individuals

organize a photo-op
Give some thought into creating an interesting visual for the media and your own reporting about the event . Don’t be afraid to ask participants to stage a group photo with banners and signs .

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Get signatures for the petition
Make copies of the included “We stand with Bradley Manning” petiton for your event. Ask everyone who attends the event to sign the petition .

Ask for donations
The Bradley Manning Defense Fund is hosted by Courage to Resist in collaboration with the Bradley Manning Support Network. With the increase in legal expenses due to the death penalty charge, tax-deductible donations are urgently needed. Funds are split between public education and support activities, and legal costs. Donate online at couragetoresist.org/bradley Send tax-deductible checks payable to “Courage to Resist” to: Courage to Resist, 484 Lake Park Ave #41, Oakland CA 94610. Please note “Manning defense” on the check’s memo line. Or, to make a non-tax-deductible contribution to Bradley’s legal trust, send checks payable to “IOLTA / Manning” to: Courage to Resist, 484 Lake Park Ave #41, Oakland CA 94610. The legal trust is managed by Bradley’s attorney David Coombs under regulation of the Massachusetts Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Program and the American Bar Association. All funds offset Bradley’s legal expenses. “There are several organizations that are collecting donations for the defense of PFC Bradley Manning. The only organization that is contributing funding to PFC Manning’s legal defense is Courage to Resist,” explains Bradley’s attorney David Coombs .

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The people have The righT To know!

GuIdE to WorKING WItH tHE MEdIA
Creating a media advisory
What Is a media advisory?
A media advisory alerts the media, in a concise manner, to upcoming events (like a press conference). Think of it as an invitation that answers only the important questions: Who, What, When, Where, and Why. Have your media advisory ready to go a week before your event .

Key elements of a media advisory
-It should be brief and to the point . -It should contain a headline detailing the most important information . -It should include the five Ws mentioned above. -It should include contact information for reporters to get more information for their pieces and the contact information you would like to be published if this is for a listing .

the format of a media advisory
-At the top left side of the page, write MEDIA ADVISORY. -Underneath MEDIA ADVISORY, include the date of your event; for example, “For Sept. 19, 2011.” -At the top right side of the page, include your contact information. -At the bottom of the page, type # # # indicating the end of the advisory.

Pitching the story
When to pitch
It’s best to pitch print reporters 2-3 days before the event, in the morning between 9-11am, before they have afternoon deadlines. Radio reporters and News Editors are also easiest to reach in the morning. Pitch TV assignment editors anytime, a few days in advance of a media event, or the morning of the event between 8:30-9:30am, when they hold meetings to decide on coverage for the day .

research
You want to do your research and know your target . Do a Google search to see what the reporter or news outlet has written about your topic or related topics in the past. Make sure there’s not someone else at the same news outlet who is more sympathetic/likely to cover your story. If you can tie Bradley Manning’s story to what that reporter likes to cover and flatter them a little bit about their past work, you will be more successful. Some possible topics of focus: democratic protests in the Middle East, Wikileaks, freedom of information, critiques of the justice system, anti-war public opinion You also have to prepare yourself for the pitch by getting familiar with your talking points and having resources like Fact Sheets and background materials ready if reporters want more information .

Helpful tips for crafting a newsworthy story: Localize it – Your pitch should mention what is going on in your community and which community organizations are involved .
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Conflict - A story with a hard-fought conflict makes news . Describe to reporters who the good guys and bad guys are and how the struggle is playing out . Strange bedfellows - We can often garner increased news coverage by building a coalition of strange bedfellows . Try expanding your coalition to include partners outside the traditional anti-war movement . Visuals- Striking images and locations can make news as well as words that paint pictures . Try to incorporate interesting visuals into your event . Timely – news has to be relevant to what’s happening
now. Connect your protest to major recent events, domestically or abroad, that have gained wider news coverage .

Sample media advisory
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR [date of event ] For more information, contact: [your name and all phone number(s) at which the press can reach you ] [Name of Town] Rally in Support of Alleged Wikileaks Whistle-blower Pfc. Bradley Manning Members of [name of supporting organizations] and other residents of [name of town] will join activists across the country on [date of event] to rally for the release of Bradley Manning. Bradley Manning, who is currently being held in inhumane conditions in the Marine Corps Brig in Quantico, Virginia, is accused of releasing to Wikileaks the famous Collateral Murder video, the Afghan War Diary, and the Iraq War Logs, which reveal war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the U.S. Diplomatic Cables, which helped spark the Tunisian revolution. To protest the charges against Bradley, for which he faces the possibility of the death penalty, an estimated 100 people will rally with colorful posters and signs in support of international democracy, government accountability, and the humane treatment of prisoners. WHO: WHAT: WHEN: WHERE: Our goal is to raise awareness about the U.S. Military’s attempts to suppress a whistle-blower. For more information on the conditions surrounding Bradley Manning’s charges and imprisonment, please visit http://www.couragetoresist. org/ and http://www.bradleymanning.org/. ### Courage to Resist is an organization that supports the men and women of the U.S. armed forces who are speaking out about their refusal to fight in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

out what someone usually covers so your pitch should reference their past work and make the reporter feel like you are pitching them something that is right up their alley .

Practice your pitch Tailored – Ideally, you have done your research to find

Concise – Pitches must be very short – around 30 seconds. Practice and time yourself ahead of time, because that’s about as much time as you get on the phone before someone cuts you off and asks for an email . Be concise and pique their interest with the most exciting elements of the story, such as the newsworthy criteria mentioned above, VIP speakers, unusual event entertainment, etc. Begin pitches by asking “Are you on deadline, or do you have a quick second?” If they do not have time to talk, ask when you can call back later .
a new angle on your story, depending on the reporter’s response .

Flexible –you have to be ready to pivot or talk about Well-organized – not just in your pitch, but have all feedback and follow-up
A good way to end your pitch is: “Does this sound like the kind of thing you’d be interested in covering?” If the reporter says no, that is a great opportunity for you to ask, “Well, what kinds of stories are you interested in covering?” and figure out if there’s a different angle that works.

the necessary information prepared. Anticipate questions, and be ready to send follow-up information .

Tell the reporter when and how you’re going to get in touch again to help them cover your story. Be explicit, e.g., “Great, so I’ll send you X,Y, and Z, and the contact info for you to get in touch with A and B. When’s a good time for me to call back and follow up with you?” OR “Great. Well I hope to see you at the event on Wednesday, but I’ll give you a call that morning to make sure you can make it. If you have any questions or would rather set up phone interviews with A and B, please let me know.” Also beware of letting reporters off the hook if they ask for follow up via email, or claim that they haven’t yet seen the media advisory or press release you sent. Agree to send an email, and get specific email address info (not a general newsdesk email), but also offer to set up a phone interview with key players, or set a time for you to follow up with them. 14 www.bradleymanning.org H Organizing Toolkit

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the post-event press release
What is a press release?
A press release has a different purpose than a media advisory. It should read like an article, with quotes and facts, to stimulate possible pick-up by small papers and to generate print and broadcast reports at larger outlets . Whereas a media advisory offers basic information, a news release creates an image and story that journalists can use alone or use as background when writing a story .

Key elements of a news release
-Your release should be written like an actual news story, in the inverted pyramid style of news writing—with a headline and the most important information at the top . -Your release should include quotes from spokespeople .
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date

Sample press release
CONTACT: Name Phone # Citizens Rally in Support of Alleged Wikileaks Whistle-blower Pfc. Bradley Manning Subtitle [Organization names] hosted a rally with [number] attendees at [location] on Saturday to call attention to the mistreatment of pretrial prisoner Bradley Manning, and the military’s attempts to use him as an example to suppress war crime whistle-blowers. Currently 23 yr-old Bradley is held in the Quantico military brig and denied access to sunlight, meaningful exercise, and the ability to sleep through the night without interruption. Bradley is accused of releasing to Wikileaks the famous Collateral Murder video depicting the killing of journalists and wounded civilians by an Apache helicopter in Iraq as well as the Afghan War Diary, the Iraq War Logs, and U.S. Diplomatic Cables. The documents contain information about war crimes and government corruption and have played a role in motivating recent pro-democratic protests around the world, in particular the revolution in Tunisia. Wikileaks has received much attention following the release of this material, with its director Julian Assange named Reader’s Choice Person of the Year for Time Magazine in 2010 and nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. Daniel Ellsberg has compared Bradley Manning’s intent and actions to his own when he famously leaked the Pentagon Papers in 1971, exposing government lies and contributing to the end of the Vietnam War. The full charges against Manning, for his alleged role, were released on March 2nd, 2011. The tenuous charge of “Aiding the Enemy” means that he could face the death penalty and came as a shock to many who feel whistle-blowers are instrumental to holding governments accountable. “Quote from local activist” Outraged activists gathered on [date] and [action] to raise awareness about the conditions of Bradley’s incarceration and to shed light on the military’s fear of transparency regarding facts of the Iraq War. There is concern among some prominent public leaders that the Obama Administration’s treatment of this event is damaging the U.S.’s image abroad. The latest development in Bradley’s pretrial treatment is that since release of the full charges on March 2nd, he has been stripped of all clothing each night before bed and forced to stand naked at attention the next morning. “Is this Quantico or Abu Ghraib?” Dennis Kucinich said in a March 7th statement. “This ‘non-punitive’ action would be considered a violation of the Army Field Manual if used in an interrogation overseas. The justification for and purpose of this action certainly raises questions of ‘cruel and unusual punishment,’ and could constitute a potential violation of international law.” For more information from two key activist groups on the conditions surrounding Bradley Manning’s charges and imprisonment, please visit http://www.couragetoresist.org/ and http:// www.bradleymanning.org/. -###Courage to Resist is an organization that supports the men and women of the U.S. armed forces who are speaking out about their refusal to fight in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

the format of a press release
-At the top left side of the page, write PRESS RELEASE . -Underneath, write FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE and under that, the date. -At the top right side of the page, include your contact information . -Type and center # # # indicating the end of your release (located at the bottom of the page).

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Bradley Manning Support Network contacts
For assistance planning events and campaign materials: emma@couragetoresist.org • 510-488-3559 For assistance writing material: rainey@bradleymanning.org For assistance promoting your local activities online: logan@bradleymanning.org For national press contact: press@bradleymanning.org • 202-640-4388 Funds raised at any event should be made out to “Courage to Resist” and mailed to Courage to Resist, 484 Lake Park Ave #41, Oakland CA 94610. Make sure to note “Bradley Manning Defense” on the memo line.

Allied organizations
Courage to Resist (based in Oakland, CA): couragetoresist.org • 510-488-3559 Veterans for Peace local chapters: veteransforpeace.net/chapter_contacts.html Iraq Veterans Against the War: ivaw.org click on the “Chapters” button War Resisters League local chapters: warresisters.org/localchapters Code Pink local groups: codepink4peace.org/groups.php Voters for Peace (based in New York, NY): votersforpeace.us Firedoglake online news website: firedoglake.com

Places to find and advertise events
First, google.com is your friend. Try searching for “[your city] events” as well as more specific terms such as “[your city] progressive events” and “[your city] activist calendar.”

facebook.com craigslist.org (Look in the “community” section) meetup.com (anti-war, computers, LGBT, veterans groups are some suggestions for outreach) Local free weeklies (event calendar listings often require 3 weeks notice) Community radio stations

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PEtItIoN
We stand for truth, for government transparency, and for an end to our tax-dollars funding endless occupation abroad...

We stand with accused whistle-blower uS Army Pfc. Bradley Manning
A 22-year-old Army intelligence analyst, Pfc. Manning faces decades in prison for allegedly leaking a video of a US helicopter attack that killed at least eleven Iraqi civilians to the website Wikileaks . Among the dead were two working Reuters reporters . Two children were also severely wounded in the attack . In addition to this “Collateral Murder” video, Pfc. Manning is suspected of leaking the “Afghan War Diaries”—tens of thousands of battlefield reports that explicitly describe civilian deaths and cover-ups, corrupt officials, collusion with warlords, and a failing US/NATO war effort. “We only know these crimes took place because insiders blew the whistle at great personal risk ... Government whistleblowers are part of a healthy democracy and must be protected from reprisal,” noted Barack Obama while on the campaign trail in 2008. While the President was referring to the Bush Administration’s use of phone companies to illegally spy on Americans, Pfc. Manning’s alleged actions are just as noteworthy. If the military charges against him are accurate, they show that he had a reasonable belief that war crimes were being covered up, and that he took action based on a crisis of conscience . After nearly a decade of war and occupation waged in our name, it is odd that it apparently fell on a young Army private to provide critical answers to the questions, “What have we purchased with well over a trillion tax dollars and the deaths of hundreds of thousands in Iraq and Afghanistan?” However, history is replete with unlikely heroes. If Bradley Manning is indeed the source of these materials, the nation owes him our gratitude. We ask Secretary of the Army, the Honorable John M. McHugh, and Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, General George W. Casey, Jr., to release Pfc. Manning from pre-trial confinement and drop the charges against him. Sincerely, _____________________________________________ Print name _____________________________________________ Mailing Address _____________________________________________ Title / Profession (optional) _______________________________________________ Signature _______________________________________________ City, State, Zip _______________________________________________ E-mail (optional to receive occasional updates)

Check one: o Publish my name/title o Publish my name/city o Publish my name only o Do NOT publicly use my name Please return to: Bradley Manning Support Network, c/o Courage to Resist, 484 Lake Park Ave #41, Oakland CA 94610 This letter will be mailed on your behalf to both Mr . John McHugh and Gen . Casey at the Pentagon . For additional petitions: www.standwithbrad.org • For more info: www.bradleymanning.org Bradley Manning Support Network H www.bradleymanning.org

WHISTLE-BLOWERS ARE HEROES!
BRADLEYMANNING.ORG

We support Bradley Manning!
“God knows what happens now. Hopefully worldwide discussion, debates, and reforms—if not, we’re doomed as a species. I will officially give up on the society we have if nothing happens. I want people to see the truth... because without information, you cannot make informed decisions as a public.”
That’s an excerpt from an online conversation attributed to US Army Intel Analyst Pfc. Bradley Manning, now charged with blowing the whistle on the “Collateral Murder” video, the Iraq War Logs, the Afghan War Diaries, and many official cables embarrassing to the US State Department . The chat log referenced above is both the only known “evidence” against Bradley, and the catalyst for an international campaign to save his life . It’s beyond ironic that leaked US State Department cables have contributed to revolution and revolt against dictatorships across the Middle East and North Africa, yet Bradley Manning is threatened with execution—or at least life in prison—for being the source . Millions of Americans—and far more internationally—understand Bradley’s contribution towards not only freedom of information, but literally freedom itself. We need your help to give Bradley a fighting chance.

Join us. BradleyManning.org

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