[Ppnews] SF - Thurs 1/19 - Marking 10 years of Injustice at GTMO: End Torture & Unjust U.S. Detentions

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<http://ccrjustice.org/closegitmo>
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Thursday, January 19, 2012
7:00pm
518 Valencia, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA

Vincent Warren, CCR’s Executive Director;
Almerindo Ojeda, principal investigator for the 
Guantánamo Testimonials Project at UC Davis;
James A. Nickovich, Advocate in the Guantanamo Bay Detainee Litigation
Jeffrey Kaye, Truthout contributor
Leili Kashani, CCR Advocacy Program Manager, 
Guantánamo Global Justice Initiative

In the month marking the shameful tenth 
anniversary of Guantánamo's opening, the Center 
for Constitutional Rights presents a panel 
discussion on Guantánamo, the lack of 
accountability for US torture practices, and the 
broader system of unjust U.S. detentions. This 
event will feature CCR’s Executive Director 
Vincent Warren, who will discuss CCR cases and 
advocacy efforts on these issues,  Almerindo 
Ojeda, the founding director of the University of 
California at Davis Center for the Study of Human 
Rights in the Americas, the principal 
investigator for its flagship Guantánamo 
Testimonials Project, and the author of a recent 
<http://www.truth-out.org/death-guantanamo-suicide-or-dryboarding/1320182714>article 
raising more questions about the 2006 deaths at 
Guantánamo, James A. Nickovich, Advocate in the 
Guantanamo Bay Detainee Litigation; represented 
Sudanese national Mohammed Noor Uthman and 
Jeffrey Kaye, Truthout contributor who in August 
released a report titled 
"<http://www.truth-out.org/despite-rumsfeld-denial-evidence-shows-us-military-use-waterboarding-style-torture/1312225772>Despite 
New Denials by Rumsfeld, Evidence Shows US 
Military Used Waterboarding-Style Torture". CCR 
represents the families of two of the detained 
men who died at GTMO in 2006, and Leili Kashani, 
Advocacy Program Manager, Guantánamo Global 
Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights.

This event is FREE and OPEN to the public.

Please RSVP and invite your friends on our 
<https://www.facebook.com/events/218476644894155/>Facebook event page.

Co-sponsored by: Center for Constitutional 
Rights, Berkeley No More Guantanamos, Codepink 
Women for Peace, Freedom Archives, National 
Accountability Action Network, World Can't Wait




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