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Ex Guantánamo detainee at speaking tour in Poland

Over 100 people, mostly students, attended the meeting with Rhuhel Ahmed – former Guantánamo detainee in Warsaw on April 2, 2009. Ahmed’s visit in Poland coincided with the launch of AI Poland’s Counter terror with Justice campaign. “At the time … Continue reading

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Close Guantánamo actions in New York and Washington D.C.

Washington DC: On a chilly January 11, 2009, Amnesty International USA joined with Witness Against Torture for a very orange rally to shut Guantanamo. Approximately 250 people took part. On Tuesday, January 13th during the evening rush hour, the New … Continue reading

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“Let them go or try them”

Just a little feedback on the demonstration we made yesterday in front of the US embassy in Brussels. As you can see on the banner (in the picture), our key message was “Let them go or try them according international … Continue reading

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In support of Omar Khadr

We organized a march Sunday January 11th 2009 to close Guantanamo in Montréal (Québec) Canada. It was a very cold day and we were lucky to get around 50 activists, even children, to support our action. As Omar Khadr is … Continue reading

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‘Bye Guantánamo’

En el séptimo aniversario de la llegada de los primeros presos al centro de detención de Guantánamo, Amnistía Internacional se ha concentrado frente a la Embajada de Estados Unidos en Madrid. Bajo los lemas: “Bye Guantánamo” y “Cómo cuándo”, los … Continue reading

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