top
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Fri Dec 9 2005
Berkeley Vigil in Solidarity with March to Guantánamo
Fri Dec 9 2005
March to Guantanamo Set to Arrive on International Human Rights Day
Twenty-five Christians arrived in Cuba on December 6th with plans to set out from Santiago the next day on a solemn fifty-mile march to the prison camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Their goal is to defend human dignity by visiting with the hundreds of detainees who have been held for more than three years under horrific conditions by the U.S. government. The marchers plan to arrive outside the gates of the U.S. naval base and prison complex on Guantanámo Bay on December 10th, International Human Rights Day. They are requesting entry into the compound to visit and interview the detainees as a work of mercy in keeping with their faith. If they are refused, they will hold a fast in solidarity and a vigil to pray for the immediate abolition of torture by all nations. Solidarity vigils will be held in several locations by supporters who did not travel to Cuba. Reports

On Saturday, December 10th at 3:00pm, there was a vigil at downtown Berkeley BART in solidarity with the marchers in Cuba.
Read more | imc_photo.gifPhotos

Witness Torture will have reports | War Resisters League West | Catholic Worker
04/24/17 Free Speech Radio News Going Silent After 17 Years of Movement Reporting Labor & Workers | Indymedia | U.S. | International | Santa Cruz Indymedia04/23/17 How Berkeley Cops Helped Alt-Right Trolls with No Permit Stage Their Rally Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | East Bay | California | U.S.04/22/17 Demanding Justice for the Police Murder of Diallo Neal Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | East Bay | California04/22/17 The Future of Our Nation's Wild Horses is Uncertain Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | U.S. | Animal Liberation04/20/17 Campaign Against Those Without Homes in Santa Cruz Grows More Repressive, Even in the Rain Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia04/19/17 California Senate Committee Votes to Eliminate State's Money Bail System Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | California | Government & Elections04/19/17 New California State Legislation Honors The Dignity Of Transgender Prisoners Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | LGBTI / Queer | Indymedia | California04/18/17 Tens of Thousands in Over 150 US Cities Demonstrate Against Trump on Tax Day Front Page | Central Valley | San Francisco | East Bay | Peninsula | North Bay / Marin | North Coast | Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia04/17/17 Anarchists and Antifascists Clash with Alt-Right, Neo-Nazis, and Trump Supporters Front Page | Racial Justice | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | East Bay | California | U.S. | Immigrant Rights04/16/17 KPFA Local Station Board Member Tries to Secretly Create New Organization Front Page | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Indymedia | East Bay | California | U.S.04/13/17 Campaign for Sensible Transportation Proposes a Commuter Benefits Programs Environment & Forest Defense | Santa Cruz Indymedia
Related Categories: Anti-War
Tax Day Protest in Palo Alto Targets Apple Too Action League Sunday Apr 16th 8:31 PM
Solidarity with the Women of Rojava at the Oakland Women’s Strike Bay Area Mesopotamia Solidarity Committee (1 comment) Monday Apr 10th 8:58 PM
SF Protest - Stop Trump's War on Syria! ANSWER Coalition (4 comments) Thursday Apr 6th 8:52 PM
Good Friday Witness at Livermore Nuclear Weapons Lab Ecumenical Peace Institute and LCP Wednesday Mar 29th 8:49 PM
Trump's elite cabinet poised to wage class warfare AsianGreenNews.com (1 comment) Monday Feb 13th 4:58 PM
Israel is no Democracy: A letter to Jimmy Panetta Sheila Carrillo (1 comment) Tuesday Jan 24th 9:32 PM
GITMO 15th Anniversary Vigil & Procession Martha Hubert Monday Jan 9th 9:27 AM
Mumia rally at Oscar Grant Plaza, 12-9-16 DJ Mouse (1 comment) Saturday Dec 10th 2:44 PM
More Local News...
[ × close ]
San Diego warships leading charge against North Korea Michael Steinberg Saturday Apr 15th 4:26 PM
Imprint of Hope Are Making Iraq Great and Beautiful Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) Thursday Apr 13th 2:45 AM
Getting Into Trouble with Franklin Lopez of SubMedia It's Going Down Sunday Mar 26th 1:19 PM
Caution: Don't Glorify Obama's Record in the Era of Trump Sheila Carrillo Saturday Feb 4th 6:49 AM
Nurses Donate $50,000 to Aid Veterans Stand with Standing Rock via National Nurses United Monday Dec 5th 5:23 PM
Fidel Castro 1926-2016 Que Viva La Revolucion Cubana Friday Nov 25th 11:12 PM
Injerencia de Washington en Bolivia Luis Fernando Gonzales Guardia* Saturday Nov 12th 5:12 PM
More Global News...
[ × close ]
The Shortwave Report 04/21/17 Listen Globally! Dan Roberts Thursday Apr 20th 4:53 PM
The Shortwave Report 04/14/17 Listen Globally! Dan Roberts Thursday Apr 13th 5:01 PM
New Front in 16 Year War on Afghanistan Curt Thursday Apr 13th 3:21 PM
Media Bull on Syria DJ Mouse (2 comments) Tuesday Apr 11th 2:26 PM
Protests of US War on Syria; Movies on US False Flag in Syria Register Peace & Freedom or Green (1 comment) Saturday Apr 8th 8:17 PM
Burn-E Spews About Syria Razer Ray Saturday Apr 8th 9:30 AM
The Shortwave Report 04/07/17 Listen Globally! Dan Roberts Thursday Apr 6th 4:01 PM
Media Gas Attack on Syria DJ Mouse (1 comment) Tuesday Apr 4th 2:28 PM
Open Newswire...
[ × close ]