US war resisters

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War Resisters' International is trying to put together a list of known US war resisters. From several sources, War Resisters' International was so far able to gather a bit of information, but this is surely just a snapshot. The list is in alphabetical order. Any additional information is welcome.
































Name



Status



Additional information


Darrell Anderson


Deserted from his unit in Germany and fled to Canada


http://www.tomjoad.org/warheroes3.htm

http://service.spiegel.de/cache/international/spiegel/0,1518,337091,00.html


David Beals


Went AWOL after suicide attempt, turns himself in in January 2005


http://www.vaiw.org/vet/index.php/modules.php?op=modload&name

=News&file=article&sid=1136&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0&

POSTNUKESID=f2f1d4ccebe514d29d54ad2536e4ea78


Kevin Mitchell Benderman


Applied for CO status on 20 December 2004


http://www.dahrjamailiraq.com/covering_iraq/archives//000180.php

http://onlinejournal.com/Commentary/011805Benderman/011805benderman.html

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6850273/


Perry O'Brien


Discharged as conscientious objector after Afghanistan war


http://pressherald.mainetoday.com/mondaymag/stories/050103ellis.shtml


David Bunt


imprisoned GI conscientious objector, sent to the brig on September 22nd 2004, he was sentenced to 45 days, due to be released at the end of October 2004

http://www.oz.net/~vvawai/resist/david.html


Travis Burnham,


Applied for CO status in January 2003


http://www.globalpolicy.org/ngos/advocacy/protest/iraq/2003/0324militaryrefus.htm


Travis Clark


Status unknown, said he won't join war in Iraq in March 2003


http://www.globalpolicy.org/ngos/advocacy/protest/iraq/2003/0324militaryrefus.htm

Diedra Cobb


CO application denied in November 2003


http://www.join-snafu.org/resisters.htm#diedra

http://www.afsc.org/youthmil/diedracobb.htm

Aidan Delgado


Declared himself a CO in the middle of 2003, now out of the army.


http://www.counterpunch.org/fleming01262005.html


Dan Falushko


Seeking refugee status in Canada


http://www.join-snafu.org/resisters.htm#dan


Stephen Funk


Sentenced to six months on 6 September 2003, released on 14 March 2004


http://wri-irg.org/news/htdocs/20030404a.html

http://wri-irg.org/pubs/pfp03-en.htm#usa


Jeremy Hinzman


Seeking refugee status in Canada


http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/10/15/157205&tid=25

http://jeremyhinzman.net/


Brandon Hughey


Seeking refugee status in Canada


http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/10/15/157205&tid=25

http://brandonhughey.org/

Ghanim Khalil


Announced that he would refuse to deploy to Iraq on February 15th 2003, at anti-war rally in New York
Ghanim Khalil has been allowed to separate from the Army Reserves as his 8 year commitment was at an end, despite "stop-loss".


http://www.citizen-soldier.org/CS03-ghanim.html


Joel Klimkewicz


CO application refused, court martialed in 2004. sentenced to 7 month imprisonment


http://www.jdnews.com/SiteProcessor.cfm?Template=/GlobalTemplates

/Details.cfm&StoryID=28873&Section=News


Jimmy Massey


Massey was honorably discharged from the Corps in December 2003


http://www.tomjoad.org/WarHeroes.htm#massey


Camilo Mejia


Sentenced to one year imprisonment on 21 May 2004


http://wri-irg.org/news/htdocs/20040525a.html

http://www.freecamilo.org/


Pablo Paredes


Turned himself in on 18 December 2004, after almost 2 weeks of being AWOL


http://wri-irg.org/pubs/upd-0501.htm#USA:_Gulf_war_deserters_and

Michael Sudbury


Discharged 1 day before his planned public announcement as CO


http://www.globalpolicy.org/ngos/advocacy/protest/iraq/2003/0324militaryrefus.htm


David Sunders


Seeking refugee status in Canada


http://www.join-snafu.org/resisters.htm#david


Wilfredo Torres


Other than honourable discharge after having been AWOL


http://www.join-snafu.org/resisters.htm#wilfredo


Carl Webb

Refused to report when his contract was extended by the National Guard, presently AWOL


http://www.join-snafu.org/resisters.htm#carl

http://www.carlwebb.net/


Abdullah William Webster

Sentenced to 14 months in prison


http://web.amnesty.org/library/Index/ENGAMR511372004?open&of=ENG-USA




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