A A
RSS

Tag Archive | "gitmo"

Hungry for justice: an interview with CloseGitmo hunger striker Cynthia Papermaster

Monday, October 7, 2013

0 Comments

by Janet Weil Cynthia Papermaster, a retired law librarian, has been a stalwart SF Bay Area organizer and local group coordinator (Golden Gate local) for nearly a decade. In June 2013, she escalated her years-long opposition to the horrors of indefinite detention and torture in Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo), taking on a hunger strike in solidarity [...]

On Mother’s Day, Contact Michelle Obama

Thursday, May 9, 2013

0 Comments

by Frances Mendenhall Everyone knows the story of Amanda Berry, Gina deJesus, and Michelle Knight, the three Cleveland teens, now adults, who were kidnapped and held captive for 10 years or so by a sadistic sexual predator and his two brothers. The joy and relief of their families, to have their daughters back is unimaginable, [...]

No More Gitmos!

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

5 Comments

During his first days in office, we celebrated President Obama’s decision to swiftly fulfill his campaign promises as he signed an executive order to shut down Guantanamo Bay, close the CIA’s secret overseas prisons, and ban torture.   But in the government’s response to a federal court on Friday, President Obama’s team embraced the Bush [...]

Remind Obama to Keep His Promises for Peace

Friday, January 16, 2009

10 Comments

As Barack Obama is sworn in as President of the United States of America next week, we – as progressives, activists, and organizers – are more mindful than ever of the promises Obama made during his election campaign – as well as the great challenges he has ahead of him.  After nearly six years of [...]

Latest Flickr photos
CODEPINK LA says Free Brad!CODEPINK LA Intern EmersonCodepink Free Bradley Manning BannerFree Bradley ManningBradley Manning Rally July 27 codepink group photoJodie Evans Los Angeles CODEPINK Free Bradley Manning Solidarity RallyCODEPINK Creative Banner Hang "Free Brad LGBTQ Hero" - San Francisco by Steve RhodesCODEPINK Creative Banner Hang "Free Brad LGBTQ Hero" - San FranciscoCODEPINK Creative Banner Hang "Free Brad LGBTQ Hero" - San Francisco by Steve Rhodes

Lifestream