[act-ma] Torture Accountability Day - Speakers scheduled for Harvard Square
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Wed Jun 24 11:46:25 PDT 2009
Torture Accountability Day in Cambridge, MA
HARVARD SQUARE T-STOP, June 25th
2:00 – Kurt Daims, Brattleboro (VT) Indictment Resolution
3:00 - Faisal Hashmi, brother of a detained peace activist
4:00 - Tausif Paracha, whose uncle has been detained in Guantanamo since
4:30 – Raging Grannies
5:00 Shahid Buttar, Bill of Rights Defense Committee www.bordc.org
In response to an ACLU lawsuit, the Pentagon had been court-ordered to
photos of detainee abuse in U.S. facilities from 2001-2006. The photos, many
Bagram, (detention facilities doubled to hold 60,000 detainees) would have
that torture was pervasive, not an aberration. But the release was blocked.
torture memos revealed in sadistic detail that the Bush lawyers orchestrated
torture of detainees.
The Obama Administration is continuing indefinite detention, CIA rendition,
executive powers, and denying detainee right of legal challenge. Democratic
leader Nancy Pelosi knew about the torture as early as 2002.
Many national groups are holding peaceful protests to demand
prosecution of War Criminals.
We will be urging the demand of US Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint a
For more information warcriminalwatch.org or Susan Serpa 617-599-5195
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