anti-drone protests

Appeal Democrat
Anti-drone demonstrators continue monthly campaign at Beale Air Force Base

For three years, they've watched the sky turn from black to blue — the sun rising over the Sierra Nevada range — as they denounce drones at Beale Air Force Base.
13 Protestors, Including 6 Veterans, Arrested Protesting Drones at Beale AFB Tuesday

Apr 30, 2014

MARYSVILLE/BEALE AFB April 30, 2014 - Six military veterans were among 13 people arrested at Beale Air Force Base here early Tuesday morning as they attempted to deliver an "indictment" charging President Obama, the Beale base commander, drone pilots and others with "crimes against peace and crimes against humanity."

All 13 demonstrators – who...
Grass Valley Grandmother and Anti-Drone Protestor Spared Prison, Found Not Guilty Wednesday in Federal Court in Sacramento

Apr 16, 2014

SACRAMENTO April 16, 2014 - A federal judge here Wednesday, after a half-day bench trial without a jury, found an anti-drone protestor not guilty of trespassing at a demonstration at Beale Air Force Base. Grass Valley grandmother Shirley Osgood alleg...

Appeal Democrat
Five cited at Beale anti-drone protest

Five anti-drone protesters, including three clergy, were detained on Wednesday when they peacefully crossed onto Beale Air Force Base.
Clergy Risk Arrest at Ash Wednesday Killer Drone Protest at Beale AFB to Memorialize Children Killed by Drones

Mar 5, 2014

MARYSVILLE/BEALE AFB March 5, 2014 – Members of the clergy from the Bay Area to Sacramento and Nevada City will hold an Ash Wednesday service at dawn at a drone airbase here Wednesday (March 5), and then are expected to risk arrest at a nonviolent direct action to "memorialize" the children killed by the...

Appeal Democrat
College students have mixed views on drone activist

"Killer" drones were the topic of discussion for retired Col. Ann Wright in front of three Yuba County audiences Tuesday.

Appeal Democrat
Briefs: Military drone protest planned Tuesday at Beale Air Force Base

Protesters will be out at Beale Air Force Base this morning dressed in Halloween costumes to protest the use of military drones, including the Global Hawk. The protest is slated 6:15 a.m.-8 a.m. at the Wheatland entrance on South Beale and Ostrom...
Child victims of CIA drone strike to appear before US Congress

Oct 22, 2013

Oct. 21, 2013 - On Tuesday 29 October, two children who were injured in a drone attack in North West Pakistan which killed their grandmother will appear, along with their father, at a briefing in the US Congress. Rafiq ur Rehman – a teacher in a pri...
Naming the Dead: ambitious new project aiming to identify as many as possible of those killed by CIA drones in Pakistan

Oct 1, 2013

Sept. 24, 2013 - The Bureau of Investigative Journalism has launched an ambitious new project aiming to identify as many as possible of those killed by CIA drones in Pakistan. It has launched a dedicated website –

Appeal Democrat
Drone protesters line up at Beale Air Force Base gates

Protesters decrying the use of Global Hawk aircraft in targeting drone attacks in Afghanistan returned to Beale Air Force Base on Monday in demonstrations at both the Wheatland and Doolittle gates. Eight protesters carried signs, flashed peace signs...

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