October 6, 2017 by Nukewatch Leave a Comment Nukewatch Delegation to International Week – Day 4 – July 17, 2017 All photos by Zara Brown, member of the US delegation, unless otherwise noted. We shall not be moved. The international delegation took over an entrance to the Base as a police van approached. “Oberstleutnant” Gregor Schlemmer, commander of the Buchel Air Base, Germany, was prompted to address the street blockade and accepted a copy of the newly adopted UN treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons from Sister Ardeth Platte, O.P., of Baltimore Maryland. (Photo by Marion Küpker) The blockade sat down reinforcing their position. The blockade was removed one by one, just as they had practiced in the non-violence training the day before. (Photo by Marion Küpker) One by one. (Photo by Marion Küpker) You are the last one. Are you going to leave peacefully or do we have to haul you out too? (Photo by Marion Küpker) I will not cooperate in your defense of nuclear weapons. (Photo by Marion Küpker) Police lined the blockade, which formed again alongside the Base entrance. Photo by Marion Küpker. These five got farther into the supposedly high-security base than any others had managed to in two decades of “go-in” protests here. They crossed lighted fields and roads, tramped noisily through several woodlots, clipped through four chain-link fences, and climbed atop a huge weapons bunker that may have contained nuclear weapons — all without being detected. (Photo by Ralph Hutchison) Read more about their action. To view more of Zara Brown’s pictures from Day 4 click here.