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Guantanamo Protest at US Embassy In Ballsbridge on 10th Anniversary

category international | rights, freedoms and repression | news report author Wednesday January 11, 2012 17:07author by Justin Morahan Report this post to the editors

Tenth anniversary shame

One Guantanamo suit, a letter to Mr Dan Rooney, a few acknowledgements, and in far away Guantanamo a hunger strike protesting a monstrous outrage against justice

On Wednesday 11 January 2012, Colm Roddy and I turned up outside the US Embassy in Ballsbridge to make our little protest on the tenth anniversary of Guantanamo prison opening by the US Government. . There were only two of us at this particular time - we stayed from 12.30pm to 2 pm. The ever ready Colm was suitably dressed in Guantanamo outfit, I was not. Colm knelt for about an hour on the street facing the Embassy

There was little reaction from the public who saw us, one man stopped for a minute, another gave the thumbs up signal, one young woman said Thank you. A boy ran across the road to get an explanation and shouted it out to his ten companions.

By a stroke of luck the Ambassador, Dan Rooney, was eating a snack and, as he returned to te Embassy flanked by two men, he walked straight towards me. As he finished reading my sign, I said "Mr Rooney, I have a letter here for you". He turned his head to one side and as one of the men moved toward me I said "Will you accept this letter from me?" handing the letter in his direction. He told the second man to take it.. And so it was delivered.

Unprepared as I was, I had had to handwrite the following letter on the way to the Embassy:

"Dear Ambassador Dan

We are protesting at the United States Embassy today on the tenth anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo prison. President Obama gave a solemn undertaking to close it - why is it still open? The shame of the Bush era clings to your President and will take many years or decades to undo.

With best personal wishes"

There were countless protests against Guantanamo prison throughout the US and the world today and possibly others in Ireland. A very dedicated group "Witness against Torture" are linked below.

Related Link: http://2012.witnesstorture.org/2012_dayeight
author by Ciaron - Giuseepe Conlon House, London Catholic Workerpublication date Wed Jan 11, 2012 18:32author address Harringey, Londonauthor phone Report this post to the editors

Good going Justin and Colm, Here's the effort we got together in out London 'hood of Harringey. https://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2012/01/491028.html Carmen, Grady's and other U.S. friends who attended the Pitstop trial in Dublin are down in D.C. on a 10 day Fast for Justice and a series of actions to close Gitmo....check this website

Related Link: http://2012.witnesstorture.org/
author by Justinpublication date Wed Jan 11, 2012 20:08author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Here are our pictures.

Colm and Justin
Colm and Justin

Colm kneels as detainee
Colm kneels as detainee

Colm meditates
Colm meditates

author by Joe Wilsonpublication date Sat Jan 14, 2012 14:07author address author phone Report this post to the editors

http://cryptocomb.org/CIA%20Planes.pdf

author by no more gitmopublication date Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:40author address author phone Report this post to the editors

http://www.indymedia.org.uk/

or, once it's disappeared from there: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2012/01/491112.html

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