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Rally to Close Guantanamo and End Torture, Jan 11 2015

January 11th was the 13th anniversary of the arrival of the first detainees at Guantanamo. A broad coalition of groups from Amnesty International to Witness against Torture and World Can’t Wait held a rally at the White House, followed by … Continue reading

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NRCAT movie, president show facts, not fiction about torture at Electric Maid event

“If you see Zero Dark Thirty, take twenty minutes and see this movie too.”  That was one of the messages the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) president Linda Gustitus shared at Tuesday’s screening of “Ending U.S.-sponsored Torture Forever” at … Continue reading

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Screening, discussion of “Ending U.S.-Sponsored Torture Forever” Feb 26 at Electric Maid

The film “Zero Dark Thirty” has reminded Americans of the fact that torture became a routine tool of U.S. policy during the 2000-2008 Bush administration.   While the movie is a contender for the 2013 “best picture” Oscar award,  MCCRC … Continue reading

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Zero Dark Thirty survey

Click “Submit” to complete the form above. Yes, I’d like to learn more about the facts about torture and Zero Dark Thirty: click here Yes, I’d like to get on the Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition email list: click here. … Continue reading

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MCCRC leaflets Zero Dark Thirty

On the opening night for the controversial movie “Zero Dark Thirty,” MCCRC activists leafleted at Regal Majestic Theater with the message “What Isn’t Hollywood Telling You?  Help get the truth about torture.” The movie’s depictions of torture per se are … Continue reading

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Reporting back on January 17 Occupy Congress and Domestic Torture Act Briefing by Rep Davis

I started my day with Kit and Sue, colleagues and friends from MCCRC, meeting with our Maryland Senators’ aides at the Hart Senate Offices building.   We lobbied hard against the indefinite detention provisions that just passed.  Cardin’s aide indicating that … Continue reading

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Close Guantanamo, repeal the NDAA detention provisions

Despite the cold and wet weather last Wednesday, between one and two hundred people made their way to Lafayette Park to protest both the 10th anniversary of detentions at Guantanamo and the recent passage of the NDAA ratifying indefinite detentions. … Continue reading

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