Hunger Strikers Urge You To Join Them in D.C. July 30


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Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, was featured in a 4 minute video to illustrate what hunger strikers face at the U.S Military jail.
Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, was featured in a 4 minute video to illustrate what hunger strikers face at the U.S Military jail.

US hunger strikers in solidarity with the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay and Pelican Bay Prisons are calling on you to join them in Washington, DC on July 30th to demand that the Guantanamo Bay prisoners are released and that the Pelican Bay prisoners’ 5 core demands are met. Congress will be preparing to break for more than a month, but to the hunger strikers, that is too much time to wait for a response to their needs. The torture must end now.

Tarak Kauff, Elliott Adams and Cynthia Papermaster have been on hunger strike since late May – early June. Each day, their bodies are becoming weaker, but their resolve is solid. They are making tremendous sacrifices to bring attention to the abuse of the prisoners. Now, they are asking you to show that you hear them.

Will you join them in Washington, DC on July 30th? Will you represent one of the prisoners and stand in their name?
More info: http://www.popularresistance.org/call-to-action-hungerstrikers-urge-you-to-come-to-washington/