From the Archive
We encourage you to contact your Congress members on or around the anniversary of Guantanamo on January 11 to encourage them to:
· close Guantanamo in a just and quick manner,
Jan. 6, 2021
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.
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.
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.