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|Close Guantanamo, Support Wikileaks and Bradley Manning|
|Date||Wednesday January 12|
|Time||11:00 AM - 1:00 PM|
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|Press Conference at Berkeley Old City Hall, 2134 MLK Jr. Way; Procession to Marine Recruiting Station and Rally at 64 Shattuck Square (first block south of University Ave.)|
|Event Type||Press Conference|
Press Conference, Procession and Rally in Berkeley this Wednesday, Jan. 12, to 1) support Bradley Manning and WikileaksAdded to the calendar on Tuesday Jan 11th, 2011 10:19 AM
2) call for Guantanamo to be closed and cleared detainees released.
11:00 am PRESS CONFERENCE in front of Old City Hall, 2134 MLK Jr. Way; 11:45 PROCESSION in Orange Jumpsuits To the Marine Recruiting Station, 64 Shattuck Square, followed by a RALLY, 12Noon-1 PM.
Mayor Bates is being invited to give a welcome;other invited speakers include former Senator Mike Gravel, Bob Meola (Peace & Justice Commission), Miguel Cavallin (Argentina torture survivor), Susan Harman (PDA), Adam Siebert (Courage to Resist), Toby Blome and Holly Harwood (Codepink Women for Peace), Daniel Ellsberg, and Max Anderson (Berkeley City Council).
The event will also generate support for the "Resolution to Resettle Cleared Guantanamo Detainees in Berkeley", being voted on in Feb. by the City Council. The Berkeley Peace & Justice Commission voted YES on the Resolution.