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
09/22/16 Freedom Sleepers Still Advocating for Public Safe Sleep Zones at Community Sleepouts Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia09/22/16 Washington Farmworkers Ratify Union, Farmworkers in Mexico Continue Driscoll's Boycott Front Page | Racial Justice | Labor & Workers | California | U.S. | International | Americas | Immigrant Rights | Santa Cruz Indymedia09/22/16 San Ardo Field is Most Carbon-Intensive Large Oilfield in California Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | California | Santa Cruz Indymedia09/22/16 Course Examining Palestine through Lens of Settler Colonialism Nearly Censored Front Page | Racial Justice | Education & Student Activism | East Bay | Palestine09/21/16 Media Exposure Leads to Largest Number of Area Police Criminally Charged in Recent History Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Womyn | East Bay | Government & Elections09/15/16 Prison Labor Profiteers Targeted in Oakland in Solidarity with Nationwide Work Stoppage Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | East Bay | U.S.09/15/16 Stop Urban Shield Coalition Seeks End to Military Weapons Expo and SWAT Police Training Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | Anti-War | East Bay | U.S.09/10/16 Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Temporarily Halted by Obama Administration Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Racial Justice | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | Central Valley | Peninsula | North Coast | California | U.S. | Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia09/05/16 Water Protectors Call for Additional Supporters, Global Solidarity Actions September 3-17 Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Environment & Forest Defense | Racial Justice | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | Central Valley | San Francisco | U.S.09/05/16 Report Finds Palestinian Students Were Singled Out for Discipline by University Front Page | Racial Justice | Education & Student Activism | San Francisco | Palestine09/05/16 Monterey County Fracking Ban Proponents to Host Rally and Grand Opening of New HQ Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia
Related Categories: Anti-War
Activists Lock Down Entrances to 'Urban Shield' on its 10th Anniversary, 23 Arrested Stop Urban Shield Coalition Wednesday Sep 14th 9:48 AM
"Paying the Price for Peace" 9-8-2016 AutumnSun Thursday Sep 8th 10:56 PM
It's Way Past Time To End Militarism Joseph Thomas (1 comment) Thursday Sep 1st 12:51 PM
Afghanistan: Still Occupied by US Troops on "Independence Day" Bay Area Report Sunday Aug 21st 11:13 PM
Gather at Livermore Lab a war hater Monday Aug 8th 9:06 AM
Say No to NATO on the Golden Gate Bridge Code Pink Monday Jul 4th 5:16 PM
Mexico Teachers' Murders Protested In SF "Massacre Made In USA" Labor Video Project (1 comment) Wednesday Jun 22nd 9:01 PM
Commemoration held of 1966 Blockade of Napalm bombs shipped to Vietnam from Alviso, CA. Gil Villagran, MSW (2 comments) Wednesday Jun 8th 5:58 AM
More Local News...
[ × close ]
Must demand that nuclear-armed states disarm Jackie Cabasso, Marylia Kelley, Tom Webb Saturday Aug 6th 11:00 AM
Fusion Green Liberty Party 2016 Presidential Campaign End Terror and Drug Rackets (2 comments) Sunday Jul 31st 1:21 PM
This Week in Palestine, July 29th, 2016 IMEMC Friday Jul 29th 9:58 PM
Protesting RimPac Military Exercises in Hawaii DLi Thursday Jul 7th 3:06 AM
Akbayan rejects Chinese call for dropping West Philippine Sea arbitration Akbayan (Citizens Action Party) Monday Jun 13th 5:31 AM
A Russian Warning. “A Looming Third World War” repost (1 comment) Sunday Jun 12th 5:59 PM
Protesters tell Cuomo: We will boycott Israel until it ends abuses of Palestinian rights Adalah-NY, Jewish Voice for Peace, JewsSayNo! (1 comment) Thursday Jun 9th 4:31 PM
More Global News...
[ × close ]
The Shortwave Report 09/23/16 Listen Globally! Dan Roberts Thursday Sep 22nd 5:36 PM
MSM air cover for ISIS...8-20-16 Mouse Report DJ Mouse (2 comments) Tuesday Sep 20th 1:57 PM
The Shortwave Report 09/16/16 Listen Globally! Dan Roberts Thursday Sep 15th 5:26 PM
Q to Brian...9-13-16 Mouse Report DJ Mouse (1 comment) Tuesday Sep 13th 2:29 PM
15 Years Since 9/11 Inside Job 9/11 Was Inside Job Saturday Sep 10th 11:59 AM
The Shortwave Report 09/09/16 Listen Globally! Dan Roberts Thursday Sep 8th 5:13 PM
War on Syria DJ Mouse (1 comment) Tuesday Sep 6th 3:04 PM
The Shortwave Report 09/02/16 Listen Globally! Dan Roberts Thursday Sep 1st 4:11 PM
Stop War With Russia! SOS Friday Aug 26th 7:22 AM
Open Newswire...
[ × close ]