2009/02/04: U.S. Army AWOL soldier to receive the Munich American Peace Committee peace prize

U.S. AWOL soldier André Shepherd receives peace prize


No decision yet in German asylum process. MUNICH – U.S. Army AWOL soldier André Shepherd will receive the Munich American Peace Committee peace prize this Saturday, February 7. The committee is a U.S.-peace group based in Munich, Germany. The award ceremony will be one of many events criticizing the NATO security conference also taking place in Munich. "We award this prize to André Shepherd because of his courageous and dedicated refusal of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, despite the grave punishment he could face," said MAPC member Richard Forward. Continue reading here...