(10.04.2010) The past three months have been very busy. I have spent the time doing more research for my case, as well as integrating into the German Culture. I have also started to write a book about my experiences, with the hope that one day it will be used to help other people in a similar situation. Again I must thank each and every one of you for your love and support. If there are those out there who have heard about my case and would like to make a donation, please do so here.
Berkeley (US): City council recommends amnesty for war resisters
(30.03.2010) On Tuesday, March 9, 2010, the Berkeley (California) City Council passed Resolution No. 64,803 N.S. recommending “Universal and Unconditional Amnesty for Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan War Military Resisters and Veterans Who Acted In Opposition to the War for Matters of Conscience.”
A Declaration on Anti-War Day, 2009 - Signed by more than 100 groups and organisations
(01.09.2009) US AWOL soldier André Shepherd applied in November 2008 for asylum in Germany. Currently, he is waiting for the decision of the Federal Office of Migration regarding his application for asylum. More than 100 groups and organisations are asking the Federal Government of Germany at September 1, 2009, "to grant André Shepherd asylum, and to protect those who conscientiously object to participating in wars contrary to the law of international human rights".