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Close Guantanamo NOW! Rally 2022

300 N. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

January 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

On Tuesday, January 11, 2022 Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace (ICUJP) will hold its eleventh annual Close Guantanamo Now” protest rally from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. in front of the Downtown Los Angeles Federal Building at 300 N. Los Angeles St. (90012).

This event will also be live-streamed on Facebook.

Join ICUJP and allies in person or live online as we mark the 20th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo Bay and the human rights violations and torture it spawned.

Grace Dyrness, activist/ ICUJP Board member emeritus, will serve as moderator. There will be speakers and a tableau of kneeling, orange-jumpsuited, black-hooded detainees.

CLICK HERE at the time of the event to watch the rally live.

Speakers:

  • Mohammad Tajsar of the ACLU of Southern California
  • Jim Lafferty of the National Lawyers Guild
  • Carley Towne of Code Pink
  • Shane Que Hee of Out Against War
  • Shakeel Syed of American Muslims for Palestine
  • Estee Chandler of Jewish Voice for Peace
  • Fayaz Nawabi of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR)

At its peak, the illegal detention center at Guantanamo Bay held some 800 men and boys of Muslim faith – most of whom were never charged with a crime. Today, 39 prisoners still languish there.

Let’s send a message:
Close Guantanamo NOW! Release all detainees, end torture NOW and prosecute the torturers and those who authorized them.

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Details

Date:
January 11
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Venue

Downtown Los Angeles Federal Building
300 N. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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