Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace demands that Guantánamo be closed now! The US run torture camp in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba has existed for 15 years too long, mark the 15th anniversary of this prison and human rights violations it represents in protest.
Join us for a rally and program featuring the speakers: - MIKE FARRELL, actor/activist - MICHAEL RAPKIN, Esq., attorney for Guantánamo detainees - JODIE EVANS, Code Pink - STEPHEN ROHDE, ICUJP - AMEENA MIRZA QAZI, National Lawyers Guild - JIM LAFFERTY, National Lawyers Guild - RABBI ARYEH COHEN, American Jewish University - GRACE DYRNESS, Urban Initiatives
Our demands: * President Obama and Trump: Torture and Guantánamo are illegal close it now! * Hold other government officials accountable for toruture and other serious abuses! * Release detainees! *Charge and fairly try them in federal court! * End the Islamophobia that fuels Guantánamo and US detention policies!
Endorsed by: American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California, Bill of Rights Defense Committee and Defending Dissent Foundation, Code Pink LA, National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT), ational Lawyers Guild, No More Guantánamos, Out Against War, Peace Center of University United Church