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Title:
White House Action on Torture
When:
04.30.2009 - 04.30.2009 10.00
Where:
White House - Washington
Category:
Community Events

Description

JOIN US AT THE WHITE HOUSE FOR AN ACTION ON THE 100TH DAY!


 



Two hundred-fifty prisoners remain detained in Guantanamo, including many already



cleared for release, Bagram prison is expanding. Indefinite detention is continuing.



We invite you to join us in Washington DC for the 100th Day, April 30 for a



procession in orange jump suits and a nonviolent direct action at the White House.



 



We are asking folks to arrive early on April 29, and we will provide housing and



meals for your time in DC.



 



The Obama administration needs to know that the situation at Guantanamo today



remains as unacceptable as it was on Jan. 20th.



 



Tentatative Schedule



10am: Gather @ the Capital Reflecting Pool



10:15 – 11am: Speakers from Amnesty, WAT, & others



11:15am: Procession in jump suits to the White House



12:15 Action @ the White House



 



We will provide food, housing, and other support. Plan to arrive in DC on Wednesday,



April 29th by 2pm for action planning, dinner, and a Wednesday Night event that



includes Dan Berrigan & Liz McAlister!



 



COME JOIN US FOR DAY 100.



 



We are looking for...



1. 241 people to process in jump suits representing the 241 men still imprisoned at



Guantanamo



2. 60 people willing to risk arrest representing the 60 men who have been cleared



for release and remain in Guantanamo



PLEASE RSVP TO 
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Venue

Venue:
White House
Street:
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
ZIP:
20500
City:
Washington
State:
DC

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