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Title: CLOSE GUANTANAMO - National Day of Action
START DATE: Friday May 23
TIME: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location Details:
Market and Powell Streets
San Francisco
By Cable Car turnaround and entrance to Powell Bart Station
Look for the Banners and the orange jump suits
Event Type: Vigil/Ritual
Contact NameSherri -CloseGitmo.net
Email Addresssherri [at] CloseGitmo.net
Phone Number(415) 250-7986
AddressSan Francisco, CA
May 23rd is a National Day of Action to Close Guantanamo. It was one year ago that President Obama last committed to close Gitmo, and CodePink co-founder, Medea Benjamin personally engaged him at that Press Conference. One year later it has still not happened, and it is time to raise our voices in a united nationwide call to action!


We will have orange jump suits, pictures of the GITMO prisoners, and a new GITMO banner which can be used at future actions as well; a picture of it is attached.

In San Francisco, you are invited to take part in a downtown rush-hour public rally:

Where: Powell and Market BART Plaza (Fifth and Market),
San Francisco By the Cable Cars
When: Friday May 23rd, 4:30-6:00 PM
Rally & Speakout: Orange jumpsuits, speeches, poetry, words from Guantanamo prisoners themselves, a reading of their names, banners and photos.

Organized by CloseGitmo.net, World Can’t Wait, and Witness Against Torture....Endorsed by: Veterans for Peace, Code Pink, Amnesty International, American Legion Post #315, SOA Watch, Peaceworkers, and many other Peace and Justice Groups (List for information – all are welcome.) For more info, to endorse/RSVP/contribute messages and funds, contact sf [at] worldcantwait.net or sherri [at] closegitmo.net

Added to the calendar on Wednesday May 21st, 2014 10:31 AM

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