Cageprisoners presents: The Plight of Dr Aafia Siddiqui Sunday 19th October 2pm
Speakers: Moazzam Begg, Yvonne Ridley (TBC), Murtaza Khan, Dr Umar Butt
Dallow Learning Community Centre, 234 Dallow Road, Luton Beds LU1 1TB
Jct 11 off M1 & Leagrave Train St
For further information: 07917 09 51 25 / 07853 58 55 63
Refreshments and Creche facility available Free Admission- All Welcome
Thursday October 23, 8 pm: The Future of Guantánamo.
Venue: Friends Meeting House, Ship St., Brighton, BN1 1AF.
Speakers: Andy Worthington, Jackie Chase (Brighton Against Guantánamo)
hereand Omar Deghayes (former Guantánamo prisoner). Organized by the Brighton & Hove Fabian Society The speakers will discuss Guantánamo past and present, and reflect on its future just 12 days before the US Presidential election.
Andy Worthington is the Communications Manager for Reprieve here
Reprieve is the legal action charity whose lawyers currently represent 31 prisoners in Guantánamo, and the author of The Guantánamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison (published by Pluto Press/the University of Michigan Press).
SEE Worthington's site here for information on his book. He offers much of the top resources available on torture/detainees/US involvement & related here Go to this site to find several up-to-the-minute items such as:
Newly released Guantánamo manual confirms use of banned techniques 13.10.08
The Guantánamo Files: Additional Chapters Online – Escape to Pakistan (The Yemenis)
From Andy: I’ve just posted the fifth of 12 additional online chapters supplementing my book The Guantánamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison (published by Pluto Press/the University of Michigan Press). This chapter features stories that I could not include in the book...
New Evidence of Systemic Bias in Guantánamo Trials 10.10.08 ... continues his analysis of the corrupt command structure of the Military Commissions at Guantánamo, with new information from Maj. David Frakt, one of the Commissions’ military defense lawyers.
In the last three weeks, two events have occurred that have dealt what should have been a knockout blow...
From Guantánamo to the United States: The Story of the Wrongly Imprisoned Uighurs 9.10.08
In an extraordinary and unprecedented ruling in a US District Court, Judge Ricardo Urbina has ruled that 17 wrongly imprisoned Chinese Muslims at Guantánamo must be allowed entry to the United States. It is, as the media has been reporting, the first time that a US court has directly ordered the release of a prisoner...