Activism

  • Join us at the US Embassy in London on Wednesday 1 May, 2024 at 1pm

    Join us at the US Embassy in London on Wednesday 1 May, 2024 at 1pm

    The US Embassy in London not built for public outdoor events. But its office windows do look directly down on a small park across the road. It’s actually more intimate than the Houses of Parliament. We can wave to the embassy staff, and passing trucks have been known to beep for their attention. Until Guantanamo … Continue reading “Join us at the US Embassy in London on Wednesday 1 May, 2024 at 1pm” >>>

  • We marked 22 Years of Injustice

    We marked 22 Years of Injustice

    Thursday 11th January shamefully marked 22 years since the first detainees were transferred in sub-human conditions to Guantanamo. 30 men still remain in detention. Over half of these men have been cleared for release. Others have been subjected to unfair trials. That makes five presidential administrations, three of them promising to finally close Guantanamo, yet … Continue reading “We marked 22 Years of Injustice” >>>

  • 11 Jan 2024: One vigil and Two Online Events

    11 Jan 2024: One vigil and Two Online Events

    Worldwide Vigil Against Guantanamo A vigil will take place on Thursday 11th January from 1pm – 3pm outside the US Embassy in London, organised by Andy Worthington.  Andy co-ordinates this event with groups in Brussels, Washington DC, Detroit, Mexico City and elsewhere around the world. You can read more about what is happening in other cities … Continue reading “11 Jan 2024: One vigil and Two Online Events” >>>

  • Vigil at US Embassy shouts out to Kamala Harris

    Vigil at US Embassy shouts out to Kamala Harris

    Our vigil on the first of November outside the US Embassy managed to catch US Vice President Kamala Harris on her visit there. Organiser Sara Birch says she is sure Harris would have heard attendees shouting and cars beeping for the closure of Guantanamo. >>>

  • Vigil at UAE Embassy in London for Ravil Mingazov

    Vigil at UAE Embassy in London for Ravil Mingazov

    Members of the UK Guantanamo Network joined with the family of Ravil Mingazov in front of the London Embassy of the United Arab Emirates on 16 September to call for his release. Ravil Mingazov, who was held in Guantanamo for 15 years without charge, was released to the UAE in 2017 but was then immediately … Continue reading “Vigil at UAE Embassy in London for Ravil Mingazov” >>>

  • Worldwide vigils against Guantanamo in August

    Worldwide vigils against Guantanamo in August

    Vigil in London on 6 September 2023 >>>

  • Braving the Rain – Vigil in July 2023

    Braving the Rain – Vigil in July 2023

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  • Vigils held in Worldwide Against Guantanamo held in June

    Vigils held in Worldwide Against Guantanamo held in June

    Demonstrations in London, DC, Brussels and Detroit, and a one-man, multilingual protest by former detainee Mansoor Adayfi in Serbia Vigils against Guantanamo held in London, Washington D.C, Brussels and Detroit >>>

  • Guantanamo at 21 – Demonstration in London and petition to the British Prime Minister

    Guantanamo at 21 – Demonstration in London and petition to the British Prime Minister

    On Saturday the 14th of January, 2023, campaigners of all ages and from various organisations marked the 21st anniversary of the opening of Guantánamo with a procession and vigil in London. 35 men remain in the lawless facility – either cleared for release or detained due to unfair trials/without charge. How can this gross travesty … Continue reading “Guantanamo at 21 – Demonstration in London and petition to the British Prime Minister” >>>