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Lobby Congress about Guantanamo

We encourage you to contact your Congress members on or around the anniversary of Guantanamo on January 11 to encourage them to:

Block Torture Apologists from Top National Security Posts

Jan. 6, 2021

Torture Victims & Their Advocates Oppose Morell & Haines for National Security Positions in the Biden Administration

Torture survivors and their advocates released an Open Letter urging President-Elect Biden not to nominate torture defender Mike Morell for CIA Director and asking the Senate not to approve Biden’s nominee Avril Haines, a torture enabler, as Director of National Intelligence.

WAT’s letter to President-Elect Joe Biden

October 2020

The pandemic has exposed the need to focus on inequity and injustice

Buffalo News | October 25, 2020

Martin Gugino – The “Buffalo Protestor” and our Friend

Trump callously lied this morning on Twitter about Witness Against Torture’s friend and fellow activist, Martin Gugino – the 75-year-old elder who was shoved to the ground and stepped over by the Buffalo police force while protesting the death of George Floyd. WAT organizer Jeremy Varon has written the following op-ed, exposing the person Martin really is and what is truly at stake in this moment.

2021 Fast for Justice: Join us from home

2021 Week of Action: January 11 – 15
19 Years of Guantanamo. Shut it down!

See the week’s schedule below. RSVP for these virtual events, gatherings, and actions from wherever you are!

Let’s renew our commitment to the 40 Muslim men still imprisoned in Guantanamo and the hundreds of others who suffered years of torture and abuse behind the prison’s walls.

Photos and Updates: 2020 Fast for Justice

Schedule – 2020 Fast for Justice: January 7-12

Tentative schedule.  Please check back for updates.

Fasting Information 2020

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