Media Release: Four anti war protesters arrested at Rockhampton Barracks

130719JimDowlingArrestedFour peace activists have been arrested blockading the Caroona Street gate of Western Street Barracks, Rockhampton.

Their intention was to disrupt the Talisman Saber war rehearsals by putting their bodies on the road in front of miltary supply transports.  The Talisman Saber exercises, which involve 18,000 American and 9,000 Australian troops, are a key part of the Australian –US alliance.

The four arrested are Andy Paine, Jim Dowling, David Spriggs and Robin Taubenfeld, all of Brisbane. They have been charged with contravening a police directive or requirement and will appear in Rockhampton court on August 20.

Further information

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑