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Close Guantanamo! How YOU can help! & More
On Thursday, March 11 at 1:30 PM
If you follow news from the movie world, you’ve probably heard about “The Mauritanian,” based on the true story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi. He’s a Mauritanian citizen who was tortured over three years during the Bush administration and unjustly imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for fourteen years, although he was NEVER CHARGED with a crime. It’s impossible to feel anything but Intense revulsion and shame at what OUR government did to Mohahamdou Ould Slahi, and CONTINUES to do to the forty human beings who are still held there.
YOU can join the growing movement to close Guantanamo, and to end the policies which allow our country to hold people without charges or trial for indefinite periods of time.
Sign this open letter to Pres. Biden. https://www.codepink.org/bidengitmo
Contact the White House directly: https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/
You can also call or send a postal letter. https://www.whitehouse.gov/get-involved/write-or-call/
Learn more in this 5-minute video by Code Pink; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYRIp9QX9Qs&feature=youtu.be
Thurs 3/11, 1:30 pm: The Human Cost of Guantánamo Bay: A Conversation with Mohamedou Ould Slahi and Nancy Hollander. “Meet” Mohamedou Ould Slahi , and Nancy Hollander, the lawyer who represented him, in person! Register here: https://georgetown.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_n2Hy3xjnRo2k1vhEnD3ZWg