Protesters rally for hickss guantanamo release during anti-Gitmo event at the Federal Correctional Institute in New York City
The event, which was held at the prison’s Gilead Medical Center in New York City, took place three days after Gitmo detainees began hearing that former President George W. Bush had pardoned the former commander of Gitmo, General James „Mad Dog“ Mattis.
Gitmo officials had planned to attend the event but postponed the event at the request of some detainees, according to a statement released by the organization Gitmo Legal Defense and Education Fund (GLDEF).
The event was organized by GLDEF and held alongside protests in Washi우리카지노ngton D.C., New York City and other cities, as well as protest outside the Federal Bureau of Prisons, where protesters met with Gitmo officials.
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‘Gitmo has been an abject failure, a waste of time and money, and a failed prison that has caused too many problems, among them the deaths of more than 60 prisoners,’ the statement said.
The group said that the event바카라 was meant to counter the negative publicity around the event and focus people’s attention on Guantanamo’s ongoing operations and issues that are of important concern.
Gitmo inmates on Wednesday took part in a sit-in outside Gilead to protest ‘the death sentence and a prisoner’s mistreatment at Gitmo,’ the organization said. (File image)
On Wednesday, thousands of supporters of Gitmo detainees staged a protest outside the Federal Correctional Institute in New York City demanding the prison’s closure.
It was also announced that the Department of Defense would not be paying lawyers for Gitmo detainees who sued the prison and the Obama administration over the prison’s human rights record, the Defense Departme바카라nt said in a statement.