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Guantanamo

National Day of Action to Close Guantanamo & End Indefinite Detention

Date: 
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Meet in Times Square (@ 45th and Broadway)

Hunger Strike at Guantanamo
April 11, 2013 - National Day of Action to Close Guantanamo & End Indefinite Detention

Detained men are on hunger strike, putting their lives on the line for the change that President Obama promised four years ago. We can't let indefinite detention in our names drag on another minute.

Ramzi Kassem and Andy Worthington on Guantánamo

Date: 
Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: 
Revolution Books, 146 West 26th Street, NYC

http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/1170/p/salsa/event/common/public/in...

http://www.closeguantanamo.org/

Sun, Jan 13, 2013
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Ramzi Kassem and Andy Worthington on Guantánamo

The concentration camp that won't go away

RamziAndy

Law professor and attorney for Guantánamo prisoners Ramzi Kassem and Andy Worthington, author of The Guantanamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison, discuss the continued existence of the Guantánamo concentration camp more than four years after Barack Obama pledged to close it.

Close Guantanamo, protest outside Supreme Court

Date: 
Friday, January 11, 2013 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Location: 
Washington, DC

As the 11th anniversary of the opening of the “war on terror” prison at Guantánamo Bay approaches, we at “Close Guantánamo” are making our preparations for being in Washington D.C. to call on President Obama to fulfill the promise he made four years ago, when he took office, to close the prison for good.

Protest the Justification of Torture and Drones in the new film "Zero Dark Thirty"

Date: 
Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: 
MOMA, 11 W 53rd St., New York, NY, 10019 - Outside Musuem

Sun, January 6, 20135:00pm-7:00pmMOMA53rd St. between Fifth & Sixth Aves.Protest the Justification of Torture in the new film "Zero Dark Thirty"Zero Dark Thirty opens:NYC & LA December 19San Francisco, Chicago, Boston and 24 other cities Friday January 4Nationwide Friday January 11ZERO DARK THIRTY depicts the world through the CIA's eyes & falsely depicts torture as necessary to find Osama Bin Laden.What happened on 9/11 was a horror. The forces that attacked the World Trade Center are totally reactionary.

Conversation on Torturing Democracies: Past and Present

Date: 
Monday, November 14, 2011 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Alwan for the Arts: 16 Beaver St 4th Fl/ New York, NY 10004

Our conversation will start off by situating the discourse on torture in the United States in a larger context of debates on law and violence in liberal democracies. Then we focus on three other themes from Jinee Lokaneeta's book, Transnational Torture: Law, Violence, and State Power in the United States and India, that have implications for understanding torture and state violence in Sri Lanka and India: Colonial Continuities, Exception and the Norm, and the interventions of human rights groups.

Screening – “Outside the Law: Stories from Guantánamo” Q&A with Andy Worthington and Scott Horton

Date: 
Friday, January 7, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Revolution Books, 146 W. 26th Street, NYC
Contact: 

Film screening – “Outside the Law: Stories from Guantánamo”
Q&A with filmmaker Andy Worthington and attorney Scott Horton.

Discussion about the film, the state of Guantánamo on the 9th anniversary of its opening, and accountability for torture with Andy Worthington (the filmmaker and author) and Scott Horton (law professor and columnist for Harper’s Magazine).

A donation of $10 is requested for the film, drinks and popcorn, to benefit Revolution Books. For further information go revolutionbooksnyc.org or call the store: 212-691-3345.

Political Folk Singer & Activist David Rovics singing Songs of Social Significance

Date: 
Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Slash Root: the grassroots tech cafe @ 60 Main Street, New Paltz, NY

Slash Root, the grassroots tech cafe is proud to host the incredible political folk singer, David Rovics for October's Full Moon Celebration. His songs inspire us every time we play David in our technology cafe. He is one of the most straight talking activist musicians of our time. Some of our favorite songs include, "Burn it Down," "St. Patrick's Battalion," and the "Pirate Radio Song." In fact we hope to start our own radio station here out of the space. If you've had the pleasure of listening to David's music I'm sure you'll be as excited as we are to have him.

"The Response": In Search of Truth and Justice at Guantanamo

Date: 
Monday, October 4, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
NYC Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street, Manhattan

"The Response": In Search of Truth and Justice at Guantanamo
Monday, October 4, 2010 6:30 pm - 8 pm

Registration:
There is no charge for this program. Register

"The Response" is a 30-minute courtroom drama based on the actual transcripts of Guantanamo military tribunals. Shortlisted for the 2010 Academy Awards® and winner of the 2009 ABA Silver Gavel Award, the film has screened at the Pentagon, Congress, Department of Justice, West Point, and Harvard. The post-screening panel discussion will feature the film's writer/producer and legal experts.

Moderator:

TORTURE VIGIL

Date: 
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Union Square [usually at Gandhi statue just south of 15th St. on University Pl./Union Sq. West -t. ]

. Witness Against Torture vigil on Tuesday, June 29 at 3:00 pm in Union Square.
. followed by a 4:00 pm meeting
. meeting, Tuesday, July 6 at 7:00 pm (location TBA).
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Reminder about our vigil and resending reading material for the meeting afterward.

We are also planning a vigil on Tuesday, June 29 at 3:00 pm in Union Square.

That vigil will be immediately followed by a 4:00 pm meeting that will be focused on advocating on behalf of specific men at Guantanamo and Bagram

DRUM/Al-Awda/MXGM Dance for Political Prisoners

Date: 
Saturday, June 5, 2010 - 9:00pm
Location: 
Alwan For The Arts, 16 Beaver St. between Broad St. & Broadway, just east of Bowling Green: #4, 5 train to Bowling Green; 1 to South Ferry; J to Broad St.; R to Whitehall; MAP http://is.gd/bsM8D-/ http://bit.ly/ddZlKH

Join DRUM, Al-Awda and Malcolm X Grassroots Movement
Saturday June 5 at 9:00 PM
The People's Freedom Dance
A Bit of Politics - A Lot of Fun - All for a Good Cause
Spinning Arabic, Hip Hop and Desi Beats

at Alwan For The Arts 16 Beaver St. between Broad St. & Broadway

A night of celebration of our resistance and to support political prisoners from the U.S. to Palestine to Guantanamo

dima.abisaab@gmail.com

[contact organizers for entry cost -t.]

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