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!
|Chicago, January 11, 2012: Protesters against Guantanamo detention|
march in front of Federal Court Building
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
|Protest against Guantanamo detention in Minneapolis, January 11, 2012|
Minneapolis January 9 protest - including focus on Guantanamo memo co-author Robert Delahunty, now a St. Thomas Law School professor
Chicago was the site of major protests against U.S. detention practices in Guantanamo, as well as in Bagram, other prisons throughout Afghanistan, and elsewhere in the world, on and around January 11, 2012. We called for an end to indefinite detention, unfair trials, and torture.
(See Chicago Protests Guantanamo Detention)
(See August 16-17: Protest U.S. Kidnapping, Torture, and Drone Assassinations at the 2014 Chicago Air and Water Show Protest )
In the tallgrass prairie native to Chicago, there are certain flowers that are very pretty but if you try to cut them down, they just come back ten times as strong.
(See Never Try to Silence a Tuesdayista )