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Protests Mark 100 Days of Guantanamo Hunger Strike (UPDATED)

 

Update: There were 14 arrests of activists from CODEPINK at the White House for protesting Guantanamo on the 100th day of prisoners’ hunger strike. Protesters had deliberately staged themselves on a swath of pavement directly in front of the White House where tourists are allowed but protests are banned. I’ve replaced the livestream link with an archived video from @UnToldCarlise‘s stream.

Prisoners in Guantanamo Bay have been on hunger strike for 100 days now, drawing activists to protest for freedom and justice both online and off. @UnToldCarlisle is livestreaming from the White House, where acts of civil disobedience are expected soon.

Meanwhile, a “twitter storm” has begun under the hashtag #GTMO17, making it one of the top trending topics this morning.


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LIVE: Protests Mark 100 Days of Guantanamo Hunger Strike


Prisoners in Guantanamo Bay have been on hunger strike for 100 days now, drawing activists to protest for freedom and justice both online and off. @OccupyCarlisle is livestreaming from the White House, where acts of civil disobedience are expected soon.

Meanwhile, a “twitter storm” has begun under the hashtag #GTMO17, making it one of the top trending topics this morning:

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Kit O’Connell is a gonzo journalist and radical troublemaker from Austin, Texas. He is the Associate Editor and Community Manager of Shadowproof. Kit's investigative journalism has appeared in Truthout, MintPress News and Occupy.com.

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