Ben Griffin is a former SAS soldier who served in Afghanistan and Iraq before refusing to continue serving in Iraq. He instigated the launch of Veterans For Peace in the UK.
Mike Lyons is a former Royal Navy medic who refused to deploy to Afghanistan after reading Wikileaks’ Afghan War Diaries. After having his application for Conscientious Objector status turned down he spent 6 months in military prison.
Both have been active in solidarity action in support of Julian Assange and PFC Bradley Manning.
August 6, 2013 7:00 p.m.
DePaul University College of Law
25 East Jackson Boulevard Room 242
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Voices for Creative Nonviolence