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Saturday, January 21, 2012

The Midwest Protests Guantanamo Detention

January 11, 2012 -- the 10th anniversary of Guantanamo Bay Detention Center -- was a global day of action to protest indefinite detention, unfair trials, and torture by the U.S. in Guantanamo, Bagram, and other prisons around Afghanistan and around the world.

Major protests were held in Washington, D.C. Below is information on protests in Chicago and other Midwest cities. Please post links in the comments section to other Midwest J11 actions!

January 7 teach-in
January 11 rally - Federal Plaza, Chicago
VIDEO: January 11 rally - Federal Plaza, Chicago
January 14 screening - Andy Worthington and "Outside the Law"
Other J11 events in Chicago

Minneapolis January 9 protest - including focus on Guantanamo memo co-author Robert Delahunty, now a St. Thomas Law School professor