Thursday, August 27, 2015

Anti-War Activist Incidents

Anti-War Activist Incidents ---

*Timeline

1 injured 1 arrested in possible terrorist attack March 5, 2015 N Korea Praises Knife Attack on US Ambassador to South Korea At about 7:40 a.m. on March 5, 2015, US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was attacked by a knife-wielding militant man who was apparently not some kind of  a North Korean sympathizer agent Kim Ki-jong at a restaurant in downtown Seoul, where Lippert was scheduled to give a speech. Doctors stated that it will take several months for Lippert to regain use of his fingers.Kim screamed that the rival Koreas should be unified and the anti-war activist told reporters that he had attacked Lippert to protest the annual United States-South Korean joint military exercises. Kim has a record of militant Korean nationalist activism; he attacked the Japanese ambassador to South Korea in 2010 and was sentenced to a three-year suspended prison term

1 arson, 1 killed 1 wounded 1 guilty of murder October 31, 2009 About Christopher Monfort Murderer of Timothy Brenton in the Central Districtof SeattleWashingtonUnited States. Timothy Brenton, an officer with the Seattle Police Department, was seated in a parked patrol car with another officer when a gunman stopped his vehicle alongside the patrol car, opened fire on the two officers, and fled the scene. Brenton died at the scene and his partner sustained minor injuries. The suspect Christopher Montfort arrested in connection with the murder has also been charged in connection with the October 22, 2009, firebombing of Seattle police vehicles at a city maintenance facility. No clear motive was established but he had left fliers discussing police brutality, and had expressed opinions against wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was accused of being a terrorist who waged a "one man war" against the police by authorities. On June 5, 2015, jury rejected his argument that he was insane, and was found guilty of murder.

Iraq War Protester Slashes Tires on 13 Government Cars July 29, 2007 Jason C. Chavez, a student at Colorado college, was seen slashing the 42 tires of 13 government service vehicles in front of a recruiting station in Silverdale, Washington. He was arrested, telling police he targeted government vehicles because he was protesting the war in Iraq and indicated that he would fight against the Americans if he were in Iraq.