TORTURE: I refuse to participate in this criminal act

by Helen Schietinger and Jeremy Varon Witness Against Torture These are the words of a Navy nurse assigned to force-feed prisoners who are hunger striking at Guantánamo Bay prison: I refuse to participate in this criminal act. Abu Wael Dhiab, one of the hunger strikers, witnessed the nurse’s courageous stand and reported it to his … Continue reading TORTURE: I refuse to participate in this criminal act

TAKE ACTION: Three things you can do today to help close Guantanamo

from Witness Against Torture Today, people in over 40 cities across seven countries will take to the streets calling on President Obama to make good on his commitment to close Guantanamo. One year ago on May 23rd, President Obama once again promised to close the detention facility in a speech at the National Defense University. One year later, … Continue reading TAKE ACTION: Three things you can do today to help close Guantanamo