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ICNA CSJ Participates in Close Guantanamo Rally At the White House

Date: January 11, 2016 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News, Past Events, Past Events All,

ICNA CSJ participated today in the close Guantanamo rally in front of the White House. Today marks the 14th anniversary of the first prisoners arriving at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. The event was organized by Witness Against Torture, which works with various organizations in trying to shut down Guantanamo. The event was quite successful and many showed up despite …

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Guantánamo Bay: The Hunger Strikes

Date: November 2, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, Video All, Videos,

Source: The Guardian In March 2013, reports of a hunger strike at Guantánamo Bay, the US detention camp in Cuba, began to surface. Details were sketchy and were contradicted by statements from the US military. Using testimony from Shaker Aamer and four other detainees, this animated film reveals the daily brutality of life inside Guantánamo. Voiced by Peter Capaldi and …

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Shaker Aamer, UK’s Last Detainee in Guantánamo Bay, to Be Freed

Date: November 1, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News,

Source: The Guardian Shaker Aamer, the last British resident left in US captivity in Guantánamo Bay, is to be released after 13 years during which he was accused of being a terrorist but never charged. Aamer will be free after Barack Obama’s administration informed the US Congress that it intended to release him back to the UK, where Aamer has …