A Report Back from Afghanistan by Brian Terrell
Brian Terrell of Maloy, Iowa, visited Afghanistan for three weeks in December as part of a delegation sponsored by Voices for Creative Nonviolence and the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers. In January, Brian and 13 others were convicted of trespass in a Las Vegas court for their protest at Creech Air Force Base, from where unmanned robotic “drone” aerial raids on Afghanistan are controlled.
Brian is a long-time Catholic Worker and a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence.
Iowa based videographer Rodger Routh interviewed Brian before his travels and produced two videos on:
- Afghanistan- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSzeDtARMcs
- Resistance to the use of drones there- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWCVmAgiAFs.
Co-sponsors: American Friends Service Committee, Catholic Peace Ministry, Grace UMC Church and Society
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