Sign Up: Day of Action Against Guantanamo

Sign up below for a spot in our human chain between the White House and the Capitol. We need 2,700 people -- the number of detainees still unlawfully held by the U.S. government at Guantanamo and Bagram.

When: January 11, 2012 at 11:00am

Where: Meet at Lafayette Square across the White House by 10:30am


Why: To mark the 10th anniversary of unlawful counter terrorism detentions at Guantanamo and call for an end to indefinite detention and unfair trials

Transportation: We are organizing buses from cities across the U.S. You can join a bus from one of the cities below:

  • New York City
    Contact Carmen Trotta, cjt284@gmail.com
    Securing buses through a Chinatown bus company, on bus filled, working on more.

  • New Jersey
    Contact Karen Long, karen4164@aol.com
    Working on filling a bus

  • Central New York State
    Contact Jim Clune, jimclune@yahoo.com
    Organizing in Binghamton, Ithaca and Syracuse, probably to rent van(s)

  • Buffalo, NY
    Contact Charles Bowman, Director@wnypeace.org
    Hoping to fill a van, may work with central NY
  • Raleigh, NC
    Contact Beth Brockman, brockman.beth@gmail.com
    Looking to rent vans

  • Chicago, Il
    Contact Chantal deAlcuaz, c.dealcuaz@gmail.com
    Recruiting to fill vans or buses, may coordinate with twin cities, Minnesota

  • Worcester, MA
    Contact Claire Schaffer-Duffy, theresecw@aol.com
    At least ten passengers, renting van(s).

  • Ohio
    Contact Josie Setzler, josiesetzler@gmail.com


You can also organize your own and we'll help you fill it. We may have limited accommodation available. Please contact brian@vcnv.org

Who: CODEPINK, Witness Against Torture, World Can't Wait, Physicians for Human Rights, Center for Constitutional Rights, Amnesty International, Bill of Rights Defense Committee, No More Guantanamos, Pax Christi USA, Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition, Catholic Workers, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, School of the Americas Watch, National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance, Refuge Media Project, Arab American Association of New York, Chicago Committee to Free the Cuban 5, Rabbis for Human Rights-North America, War Criminal Watch, 8th Day Center for Justice, War Resisters League and many others

More info: To learn more or if you would like to organize a solidarity action in your community let us know: codepink.nancy@gmail.com

Schedule: Meet at Lafayette Square across from the White House by 10:30AM
Lafayette Square, Washington, DC 20006

Don't forget to check out past CODEPINK Close Guantanamo Actions!

Join these additional activities on Jan. 11th to say No More Torture, No More Guantanamo:
* National Press Club event with the Center for Constitutional Rights - details to TBA
* National Religious Campaign Against Torture will host an interfaith service after the human chain event - More details to follow