Tuesday January 11, 10.30 am: 11-day Vigil and Fast for the Closure of Guantanamo begins outside The White House.
On the 9th anniversary of the opening of Guanta'namo, anti-torture activists Witness Against Torture launch a Daily Vigil and Fast for Justice that will continue for 11 days and includes demonstrations throughout Washington D.C. The event on January 11 begins with a rally of a coalition of human rights and grassroots groups and individuals, including the Center for Constitutional Rights, Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition, The World Can't Wait.
Thursday January 6, 7:30 pm: Panel discussion --
"WikiLeaks, State Secrets, Guanta'namo, Whistleblowers and Torture"
with Andy Worthington, Katie Gallagher, Pardiss Kebriaei and other
The Brecht Forum, 451 West Street (between Bank & Bethune Streets), New York, NY 10014.
Friday January 7, 7 pm: Film screening -" "Outside the Law: Stories from Guanta'namo," followed by Q&A with Andy Worthington and Scott Horton.
Revolution Books, 146 West 26th Street (between 6th & 7th Ave.), New York, NY 10001.
Monday January 10, 7 pm: "War Is A Lie" book talk by David Swanson, with Andy Worthington. Cindy Sheehan, Debra Sweet.
Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins Bookstore, 3330 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD War Is A Crime.
Tuesday January 11, 3.30-5 pm: Panel discussion -- "Nine Years of Guanta'namo: What Now?" with Andy Worthington, Tom Wilner, Morris Davis and Benjamin Wittes. New America Foundation, 1899 L Street, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, D.C.
Wednesday January 12, 12-1.30 pm: Panel discussion on the future of Guanta'namo and accountabiity for torture with Andy Worthington, Juan Me'ndez and Leili Kashani, plus excerpts from "Outside the Law: Stories from Guanta'namo." American University Washington College of Law, JD Lounge, 6th floor, 4801 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.
Stay tuned for events in LA & SF
Tuesday, January 25, 5:30 pm, Room 341, Lewis Center, DePaul University College of Law, 25 E. Jackson, Chicago by Amnesty International, World Can't Wait, and DePaul Chapter of The National Lawyers Guild.
This from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression:
Protest on Tuesday Jan. 25, 2011 Take action now!
Show your solidarity with the nine newly subpoenaed activists who are being called before a grand jury in Chicago on January 25.
We are calling for protests on Jan. 25 across the country and around the world to show our solidarity. Hundreds of organizations and thousands of people will be protesting at Federal Buildings, FBI offices, and other appropriate places.