10 Years Too Many: International Day of Action Against Guantanamo - January 11, 2012

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February 10, 2012

10 Years Too Many: International Day of Action Against Guantanamo - January 11, 2012

On January 11, 2002, in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the first detainees were transferred to the US naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Since then, the detention facility there has made the world’s news headlines for the shocking human rights concerns associated with it - including arbitrary detention, secret detention, torture and other ill-treatment, renditions, and unfair trials

On January 11, 2012, Amnesty International, Witness Against Torture, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, the Center for Constitutional Rights and over 60 other organizations marked the 10 year anniversary of "war on terror" human rights violations at Guantanamo with demonstrations in Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco and around the world. Over 160,000 petition signatures were delivered to the White House calling for Guantanamo detainees to be charged and fairly tried or released, and for the detention facility to be closed.

Video: 10 Years of Guantanamo


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