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Close Guantanamo NOW!
Join us in-person:
Thursday, January 11, 2024
Downtown LA Federal Building,
300 N. Los Angeles St.,
Los Angeles 90012
12:00 - 1:30 pm Pacific Time
Free and open to all
Please join ICUJP and allies in-person Thursday, January 11, 2024, to mark 22 years of existence of the Guantanamo Bay prison camp and the human rights violations and torture it spawned.
At its peak, the illegal detention center at Guantanamo Bay held some 800 men and boys of Muslim faith - most of whom were never charged with a crime. Today, 35 prisoners still languish there.
After the Guantanamo Bay prison camp was opened, the Bush Administration commissioned the torture memos, a series of documents designed to retroactively provide a pseudo-legal justification for crimes against humanity. To date no one in the Bush administration has been called to account for writing and implementing these documents, and the mainstream media has seemed to forget about what those torture documents have meant to subsequent administrations and the liberties our military and elected officials have taken in illegal detention and torture.
Let's send a message to President Biden:
Close Guantanamo NOW and release all detainees!
End torture NOW and prosecute the torturers and those who authorized them.
- Annie Ehler, Jewish Voice for Peace
- Jim Lafferty, National Lawyers Guild LA
- Mohammad Tajsar, ACLU of Southern California
- Shaheen Nassar, CAIR
- Shakeel Syed, South Asian Network
- Lisa Hajjar, UC Santa Barbara
- Vincent DeStefano, Assange Defense Network
- Ysabel Gonzalez, Code Pink
- Shane Que Hee, Out Against War
- Mark Friedman, LA US Hands Off Cuba Committee
National Religious Campaign Against Torture • St.Camillus Center for Spiritual Care • Shane Que Hee • Amnesty International USA
ACLU of Southern California •
Addicted To War • Cafe Intifada • Center for Constitutional Rights • CloseGuantanamo.org
Code Pink • Courage to Resist
CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou • If the SHU Fits Collaborative • 90.7 KPFK • LA Laborfest
LA US Hands Off Cuba Committee • North Carolina Stop Torture Now • No More Guantanamos • Out Against War • Pax Christi USA • Clive Stafford Smith, author of "Eight O'Clock Ferry to the Windward Side: Seeking Justice in Guantanamo Bay" • WE Empowerment Center • Witness Against Torture • World Can't Wait
Please assist ICUJP in fulfilling its mission:
Religious Communities Must Stop Blessing War and Violence