From the Archive
An Invitation to DC This January
You’re invited to join the Witness Against Torture community from January 3-13 to fast, reflect and lift the voices of the men unjustly detained at Guantanamo Bay Prison in the streets of Washington, DC.
January 11th, 2016 marks 14 years of torture and indefinite detention at the prison, as well as President Obama’s 8th year of broken promises. This is our final chance to hold his administration accountable to their promise to release those unjustly detained and close the prison. Right now 107 men remain detained, 48 of whom have been cleared for release and are held without charge or trial.
Let us come together to use our creative energy and direct action to encourage citizens and government officials to see the humanity of the men and call for the closure of the prison.
If you only come for one day, join us for the rally with our coalition partners on January 11th @ 12:30 in front of the white house.
You are also invited to join us from afar. Every year people join us in fasting and organizing actions in their communities.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.