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With only a year to go in his presidency, Barack Obama has not met one of his first promises, to close Guantanamo.
14 years of an illegitimate torture camp begun by the Bush regime and continued by the Obama administration will be marked over the next three days in protest actions around the U.S.
DePaul University students, faculty and alumni invite media to a press conference on Thursday, October 1st, 2015 in conjunction with critically acclaimed academics Dr. Frank Summers and M. Cherif Bassiouni to demand removal of Gerald P. Koocher from his position of Dean of the College of Science and Health. The press conference will take place at 9:00 AM at DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Student Center located at 2400 N. Sheffield Avenue (SW corner), Chicago, IL 60614.
Four days of anti-war events in Washington, D.C., and actions from San Francisco to New York City will protest the 2003 “shock & awe” U.S. invasion of Iraq.
On 13th Anniversary of Torture Camp
Actions January 8-15 Call for Immediate Guantanamo Closure
As the Senate's Torture Report has revealed torture in U.S. “black sites” and particularly in its off-shore prison in Guatanamo Bay, advocates for peoples' rights from the legal, religious, medical and campus communities are speaking out this month.
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No More War on Iraq, Stop Bombing Syria
U.S. Out of the Middle East
Emergency Protest Demonstration
Friday October 10: 3:30 PM into evening
At Obama’s Speech at the Democratic Party Fundraiser
3rd Street at Mission (outside the W HOTEL, 3rd and Howard)
For immediate release
August 19, 2014
Contact in Ferguson: Travis Morales (713) 240-3192
Carl Dix, Arrested in Ferguson, Called “Outside Criminal Element,” Says Systematic Police Brutality & Murder is Criminal, Not Peoples' Protest
“There are no 'outsiders' in the struggle for justice and liberation,” said Carl Dix on his release from St. Louis County Jail this morning.
President Obama will speak at commencement for the US Military Academy at West Point on Wednesday May 28.
Anti-war protesters displaying model drones and photos of known victims of the US military and secret CIA targeted assignation program will greet family and friends of the graduates as they enter West Point gates at 7 am. The protest will extend to 9:30 am; graduation ceremonies begin at 10:00 am.
“Spring Days” of Action Aim at Proliferation of Weaponized Drones and Surveillance; U.S. Targeted Killing Programs
March 20, 2014
“SPRING DAYS OF DRONE ACTION - 2014”, a series of grassroots events organized internationally in April and May aimed not only at stopping current drone attacks but also the spread of weaponized drones and drone surveillance, will begin with:
January 2, 2014
Guantanamo Bay Prison at 12 Years
Close Guantanamo NOW Proponents Plan US Speaking Tour January 9-17
What: Public lectures/panels by opponents of the US prison in Guantanamo Bay
When: January 9-17
Where: Campus and community events in New York City; Washington, D.C; Palo Alto, Berkeley, San Francisco, Pomona, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA