Category: Human Rights

Roger Waters of Pink Floyd Launches Campaign to Close Guantanamo

Those with an interest in upholding universal human rights and international law, as well as providing a soft landing for end of the American imperial project, particularly in this hemisphere, continue to hold out hope that President Obama will keep his promise to close the U.S. military’s detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters is organizing a campaign to give the U.S. administration a further push in that direction. – RR

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Close Gitmo Mr. President

Fourteen years ago today – January 11, 2002 – the first detainees arrived at the U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Seven years ago today – January 11, 2009 – President-elect Barack Obama promised to close Gitmo.