London Guantánamo Campaign

The London Guantánamo Campaign campaigns for justice for all prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, for the closure of this and other secret prisons, and an end to the practice of extraordinary rendition.

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
London Guantánamo Campaign to Stage “Murder Scene” Outside US Embassy, London to Mark 100th Day of Guantánamo Hunger Strike, Saturday 18th May, 2-4pm
The vast majority of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay [1] have been on hunger strike since 6 February [2]. The Pentagon currently puts the number of hunger strikers at over 100 of the remaining 166 prisoners, with over two dozen prisoners reported to be force fed in a method the UN has described as torture [3].
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Newswire article
Friday, March 15, 2013
London Guantánamo Campaign to Hold Emergency Protest in Support of Guantánamo Bay Hunger Strikers, Sunday 17 March, 2-4pm, US Embassy
Since early February, the vast majority of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay have been on hunger strike, in response to the arbitrary confiscation of personal items from their cells and the desecration of copies of the Koran by prison interpreters [1]. Their lawyers havereceived reports of “men coughing up blood, being hospitalized, losing consciousness, becoming weak and fatigued, and being moved to Camp V for observation.
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Newswire article
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Campaigners Demand Guantánamo Closure on Tenth Anniversary of Prison
To coincide with the tenth anniversary of the opening of the illegal detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, activists from the London Guantánamo Campaign [1] will deliver a petition [2] to the US Embassy in London demanding that President Obama fulfil his earlier promises to close Guantánamo Bay and release former British residents, Shaker Aamer [3] and Ahmed Belbacha [4] to the UK. The petition has been signed by around 400 people and will be delivered to the embassy in Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, this afternoon.
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