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Mostly Remote Guantanamo Events
01.07.2022 - 01.25.2022 
Speaking Engagements


New America's International Security Program
Online Event: Guantanamo at Twenty What is the Future of the Prison Camp?
Tuesday Jan. 11, 2022

10:30 - 11:30 AM
With Karen J. Greenberg, Thomas B. Wilner, Andy Worthington and Peter Bergen


CAGE: International Witness Campaign (IWC)
What: IWC has gathered partners around the globe to commemorate 2 decades of the War on Terror and remember the millions of people affected across the globe, with four demands and in-person and online events around the world.  
When: Through January 11, 2022

Amnesty International Multiple Educational and Action Events
What: Outreach to members, especially youth: Call-in to White House (Members will be sent link to leave message); Poster contest for youth; Quiz for young people
When: Tuesday January 11, 2022

DC Dorothy Day Catholic Worker Clarification of Thought
What: The Crime of Guantanamo: Session by Attorney Mark Maher, who works with Reprieve, is counsel to 6 men in Guantanamo Prison, and worked on Reprieve US's death penalty casework.
When: Friday, January 7 at 7:30 pm ET
Where: 503 Rock Creek Church Rd NW, Washington DC 20010, 202 882 9649

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Webinar
What: Rupture and Reckoning: 20 years of Guantánamo Anthology and Digital Art Exhibition Launch
Panelists: Mohamedou Ould Slahi, former Guantánamo detainee; Katherine Gallagher, CCR; Wolfgang Kaleck, ECCHR.  ECCHR will be launching a digital art exhibition and anthology, which includes contributions from current and former detainees, lawyers, advocates, and artists.
When: Tuesday January 11, 11 am to 1 pm ET

Center for Constitutional Rights Webinar
What: Guantánamo, Off the Record: 20 Years in the Fight
Speakers: Aliya Hussain, Advocacy Program Manager; Katherine Gallagher, Omar Farah, and Wells Dixon, Senior Staff Attorneys;  Moderated by Vincent Warren, Executive Director.  Candid reflections on two decades of work: Lawyers and advocates will share stories that didn't always make the headlines, but that helped define the ongoing struggle to close the forever prison.
When: Wednesday, January 12, from 3 to 4:30 pm ET

Book Launch: Maha Hilal's Innocent Until Proven Muslim
What: Join Dr. Maha Hilal for the official launch of her hot-off-the-press book Innocent Until Proven Muslim: Islamophobia, the War on Terror, and the Muslim Experience since 9/11.  She tells the powerful story how the official narrative has justified the creation of a sprawling apparatus of state violence rooted in Islamophobia and excused its worst abuses.  She then examines how Muslim Americans have internalized oppression, how some influential Muslim Americans have perpetuated collective responsibility, and how the lived experiences of Muslim Americans reflect what it means to live as part of a "suspect" community. 
When: Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 7 pm ET
Where: Gov Hub 
Order the book

Exhibition at DePaul Art Museum
What: Tea, Torture, & Reparations/Chicago to Guantanamo The exhibition highlights connections between policing and incarceration in Chicago and the human rights violations of the "Global War on Terror." It celebrates the struggle for survival, justice, and reparations by imprisoned people, activists, and artists.  Exhibition catalogue will include testimony from CCR and photos from WAT events.
When: March 10–August 7, 2022

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