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Close Guantanamo: Rally, march and interfaith prayer service

Friday, January 11, 2013 - 01:45 to 23:45

January 11, 2013 marks the 11th anniversary of the first imprisonments at the Guantánamo Bay detention facility.

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT)

January 11, 2013: Rally, march and interfaith service to close Guantánamo
11th anniversary of an immoral and sad legacy

Noon: Gather in front of the Supreme Court, (1st Street and Maryland Avenue, NE) for the rally and march to the White House.
2:30 p.m.: Interfaith prayer service to close Guantánamo with an analysis of the current challenges and opportunities for closing Guantánamo at New York Ave Presbyterian Church (1313 New York Avenue, NW) immediately following the march.

ALSO: Witness Against Torture will hold a week of action in Washington, DC, January 6-12, to demand the closure of Guantánamo.

If you are a Maryknoll missioner or Maryknoll Affiliate, please contact our office if you would like to participate in these events.

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