National Week of Action - June 2012

The National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) is joining with a national coalition of religious and human rights groups in a National Week of Action Against Torture, Guantanamo and the NDAA. Co-sponsoring organizations are listed below. 

Friday, June 22: National Call-in Day to Congress

On June 22, the coalition held a call in day to urge support for new legislation that would ban indefinite detention and military commissions from the United States. Its not too late to make a call - go to the sample script for phone calls.

    Sunday, June 24: DC March Against Torture, Guantanamo & NDAA - Coalition Demonstration

    >> WATCH A VIDEO from the rally and march in Washington, DC.

    Video of keynote speech by Stephen Xenakis, MD (retired Brigadier General, US Army); read a profile of Gen. Xenakis

    Demonstration on June 24

    Tuesday, June 26: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 

      List of co-sponsoring organizations (as of 5/25/12):
      Amnesty International
      National Religious Campaign Against Torture
      Witness Against Torture

       America Come Home
      American Civil Liberties Union

      Bellevue/NYU Center for Survivors of Torture
      Bill of Rights Defense Committee
      Center for Constitutional Rights
      Center for Victims of Torture

      Council on American Islamic Relations
      Dorothy Day Catholic Worker
      Liberty Coalition
      Midwest Antiwar Mobilization
      NC Stop Torture Now
      Pax Christi USA
      PEN American Center
      Physicians for Human Rights
      Rabbis for Human Rights-North America
      Refuge Media Project
      September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows
      Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition
      United Nations Association - USA East Bay Chapter
      Voices for Creative Nonviolence
      War Criminals Watch
      World Can't Wait

      See the list of other NRCAT Torture Awareness Month activities

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