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January 11, Protests to Close Guantanamo NOW!

Debra Sweet | December 26, 2022 

The Bush regime set up a detention camp on Guantanamo in January 2002, designed deliberately to be out of reach of U.S. and international laws, as part of its “war on terror." 779 Muslim men were detained, almost all held for years with no charges.  Nine died there; 735 have been released without apology or reparations.  21 of the remaining have been “cleared” for release, many of those when Obama was president.  Three of the remaining are called “forever” prisoners whom the government will never charge nor release because to do so would reveal the torture methods the government developed on them.  Very few were ever found guilty of a crime and none received legal due process.

The open violations of human and legal rights of those detained — secret “renditions,” torture by third country allies, “enhanced interrogation," via the CIA — shocked the world. And yet, the U.S. has upgraded Guantanamo.  

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We gather on the 21st anniversary of this torture camp to say:


No Shortage of Party Cowards; We Need Heroes In the Streets

Curt Wechsler | November 28, 2018

kitagaki"Not everybody was enamored with the show of solidarity between Trump and Newsom " while the Camp Fire raged, posted Andrew Sheeler to Last weeks' photo session in Paradise, California was nothing short of shameful in terms of missed opportunity to challenge the Climate-Change-Denier-in-Chief face to face. "In the bitter reality of the fires, what you saw from [governor-elect] Newsom and [Governor] Brown is the claim that a little cash and aid from the Feds is reason to unite with Trump and the implication that in this there is some totally illusory victory for the people," concluded Refuse Fascism organizer Barry Thornton. "We need to step outside the framework of normal politics and build a mass movement of millions to drive out the regime."


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World Can't Wait mobilizes people living in the United States to stand up and stop war on the world, repression and torture carried out by the US government. We take action, regardless of which political party holds power, to expose the crimes of our government, from war crimes to systematic mass incarceration, and to put humanity and the planet first.