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Lt. Col. Ann Wright to speak in Bangor at Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine

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Rob Shetterly | BDN
Rob Shetterly | BDN
Ann Wright will speak in Bangor on October 30th as part of statewide tour.

“Never Silent Until Our Sisters are Free”
Lt. Col. Ann Wright

Sunday, October 30
3:00 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor

Ann Wright was recently released from an Israeli jail following her fourth attempt to challenge the blockade of Gaza. Upon her return to the U.S., she joined water protectors at Standing Rock to oppose the North Dakota Access Pipeline.

Ann is a retired US Army Reserve Colonel and a former US diplomat who resigned in 2003 in opposition to the invasion of Iraq. She has been to Gaza six times participating in the 2009 Gaza Freedom March and the 2010, 2011 and 2015 Gaza Freedom Flotillas. Last year she was on Jeju Island, South Korea with a delegation from Veterans for Peace supporting villagers protecting their soft coral reef from military base construction. As a professional with extensive experience in Afghanistan, Mongolia, Nicaragua and Uzbekistan (to name a few) and a dedicated peacemaker, Ann has a unique understanding of our world.