Press Releases

 

Protests Across US to Raise Demand to Obama: Close Guantanamo NOW

World Can't Wait | Janurary 8, 2016

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.

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DePaul Students, Faculty, Alumni Coalition Call for Removal of Deanship from Dr. Gerald Koocher

Chicago World Can't Wait | September 30, 2015

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.

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Protests in Washington & Across U.S. to Demand: End the Endless War on Iraq

World Can't Wait | March 17, 2015

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.

List of participating organizations. Full schedule of events.

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Actions January 8-15 Call for Immediate Guantanamo Closure

Press Advisory | January 6, 2015

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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Protesters To Meet Obama at SF Fundraiser

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)
San Francisco

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