Saturday, May 3, 2014

National Campaign to close Guantanamo Detention Center

Close Guantanamo and End Indefinite Detention

Tell President Obama and Congress that you support closing the Guantanamo detention facility. On April 30th, 2013, as over 100 detainees are on hunger strike, President Obama rightly reaffirmed his commitment to close Guantanamo. He must now take action to get the job done and Congress must support the effort.
Each detainee must either be charged and fairly tried in federal court, or be released to countries that will respect their human rights. Under current law, cleared detainees can be transferred out. There is no excuse for human rights violations to continue. Read More »

Our Chapter (Group-128) is planning many activities during Summer and Fall to highlight the crisis of human rights around the world including similar detention centers like Guantanamo (e.g. the Ghost Houses in Sudan and Eritrea).