Demand Guantanamo's Closure
Learn More about the living conditions for detainees held at Guatanamo Bay, and why organizations are calling for detainees to be charged, tried, and/or released.
The musician Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) shows what it's like to be force fed under standard Guantánamo Bay procedure:
- Amnesty International is asking members and concerned citizens to call your Senators to support closing the Guantanamo Detention Facility by supporting the Guantanamo transfer provisions (Sections 1031, 1032 and 1033) in the Fiscal Year 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (S. 1197) as approved by the Senate Armed Services Committee.
- You can also write directly to your Senator using OpenCongress and urge them to vote yes on sections 1031, 1032 and 1033.
- Check out and share the video "We Are America" by Grammy-winning artist Esperanza Spalding, or share any of the videos in our gallery.
- Sign a petition - many are included in the media gallery.