A Message from Camp 6

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d712818770b3ebce475905942e369430.gifOn the first anniversary of President Obama's 
failure to close Guantánamo within  a year, as he promised on his second day in office in January 2009, the Center for Constitutional Rights, which has led the legal battle over Guantánamo for the last nine years, and has been responsible for organizing and coordinating more than 500pro bono lawyers across the country to represent the prisoners, issued the following press release, not only condemning all three branches of government for their failure to close Guantánamo with justice, and to remove this enduring stain on America's reputation, but also releasing information from a prisoner currently held, describing "a spontaneous peaceful protest that has swept through Camp 6, where most of the remaining detainees are currently being held," with the men creating signs "demanding justice and humane treatment," and also explaining how "the protest was inspired by news of the recent revolution in Tunisia"...

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