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Andy Worthington’s US tour (January 2013)

No More Drones and Close Guantánamo: Protest Photos at CIA Headquarters

24.1.13

No More Drones and Close Guantánamo: Protest at CIA Headquarters, a set on Flickr. On January 12, 2013, during my ten-day visit to the US to campaign for the closure of the “war on terror” prison at Guantánamo on the 11th anniversary of its opening, I joined around a hundred protestors, from groups including Witness […]

Andy Worthington Discusses Guantánamo’s Horrendous 11th Anniversary with Peter B. Collins and Scott Horton

21.1.13

Listen to my interviews here with Peter B. Collins (at 55 minutes in) and here with Scott Horton. It’s four days since I came back from a ten-day trip to the US to join other campaigners, on the 11th anniversary of the opening of Guantánamo, in calling for President Obama to revisit the promise to […]

Photos: Protestors Call for the Closure of Guantánamo outside the White House

17.1.13

Protestors Call for the Closure of Guantánamo outside the White House, a set on Flickr. These photos, following on from the previous set, capture some of the key images and the principled, decent and tireless campaigners for justice involved in the protest in Washington D.C. on January 11, 2013 to mark the 11th anniversary of […]

Video: Close Guantánamo – Andy Worthington, Tom Wilner and Col. Morris Davis Lay into President Obama at the New America Foundation

16.1.13

On Friday, the 11th anniversary of the opening of Guantánamo, myself and the attorney Tom Wilner, the steering committee of the “Close Guantánamo” campaign, held our annual reunion at the New America Foundation in Washington D.C. with Col. Morris Davis, the former chief prosecutor of the military commissions, who resigned in 2007, the day after […]

Video: Andy Worthington Tells President Obama Why His Failure to Close Guantánamo Is Akin to Dictatorship

14.1.13

“Andy Worthington rips President Obama for failing to close Guantánamo” is the heading that the Baltimore-based filmmaker Bill Hughes gave to his video of my speech outside the White House in Washington D.C. on Friday January 11, on the 11th anniversary of the opening of Guantánamo. The video is available on YouTube, and I’ve posted […]

Eleven Years of Guantánamo: End This Scandal Now!

12.1.13

Eleven years ago, on January 11, 2002, the Bush administration proudly presented to the world one of its major responses to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 — a prison on the grounds of the US naval base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, designed to hold hundreds of men and boys seized in the “war […]

A Message from Omar Deghayes on the 11th Anniversary of the Opening of Guantánamo

11.1.13

I wrote the following article for the “Close Guantánamo” website, which I established in January 2012 with US attorney Tom Wilner. Please join us — just an email address is required to be counted amongst those opposed to the ongoing existence of Guantánamo, and to receive updates of our activities by email.  On the 11th anniversary of […]

Eleven Years of Guantánamo: Andy Worthington Visits the US to Campaign for the Prison’s Closure

9.1.13

Contact me from 10am Eastern Time on January 9 (until January 16) on 347-581-2677. It’s over 24 hours since I arrived in the US, with the support of Witness Against Torture, World Can’t Wait and Close Guantánamo, for a series of events to mark the 11th anniversary of the opening of the “war on terror” […]

Join Me in Washington D.C. on January 11, 2013 to Tell President Obama to “Close Guantánamo”

1.1.13

I wrote the following article for the “Close Guantánamo” website, which I established in January with US attorney Tom Wilner. Please join us — just an email address is required to be counted amongst those opposed to the ongoing existence of Guantánamo, and to receive updates of our activities by email.  CORRECTION: Please note that the panel […]

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