Frs. Steve Kelly & Louie Vitale

On Nov. 19, 2006, Kelly and Vitale approached the Fort Huachuca gatehouse in southern Arizona, seeking entry to speak with enlisted personnel and deliver a letter denouncing torture and the Military Commissions Act of 2006. They asked to deliver the letter to Major General Barbara Fast, commander at the post and a key figure in the torture scandal at Abu Ghraib in Iraq. When the priests were not allowed to pass, they knelt in prayer and were soon arrested. They both were cited for trespass and released a couple of hours later.

June 7, 2007. Priests Face Prison for Exposing Torture in Arizona: Torture Training at Ft. Huachuca. By BRENDA NORRELL. CounterPunch

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