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Guantanamo: Shut it down. Give it back.

260 Signatures Goal: 500

To President George Bush and Members of the House and Senate; I am deeply disturbed by the report issued on February 15, 2006, by the Commission on Human Rights of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that the US has engaged in practices at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba that

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UN Commission on Human Rights Report \"Situation of Detainees at Guantanmo Bay\' http://www.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/international/20060216gitmo_report.pdf ************* Letter from Robert Edgar, General Secretary, National Council of Churches in support of the UN report http://www.ncccusa.org/pdfs/NCCGitmo.Rice.html ************* \"Habeas Schmabeas\", a gut wrenching report about the prisoners at Guantanamo broadcast on \"This American Life\" (National Public Radio/Public Radio International) Show # 310 http://www.thislife.org/ http://www.thislife.org/ra/310.ram http://switchboard.real.com/player/email.htmlPV=6.0.12&&title=%23310%20Habeas%20Schmabeas%20%2D%20This%20American%20Life&link=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.thislife.org%2Fra%2F310.ram ************** Lecture by Cuban American Professor Alfred de Zayas at the University of British Columbia Law School \"The Status of Guantanamo Bay and the Status of the Detainees\" http://www.law.ubc.ca/files/pdf/events/2003/november/GUANTANA.pdf ************** Wikkipedia has a useful history of Guantanamo: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guantanamo_Bay ******************* Position of the government of Cuba on Guantanamo http://www.cubaminrex.cu/English/Focus_On/the%20illegal%20United%20States%20Naval%20Base%20in%20Guantanamo.asp **************** Article in Spanish by Dr. Olga Miranda Bravo from Ministry of Foreign Affairs web site http://www.cubaminrex.cu/Enfoques/BNG_bases%20impuestas.htm

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    Rachel Hammond United Kingdom
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    Rachel Iverson United States
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    Mary Leith United States
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    SLAM Solidarit Canada
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    Elizabeth Green Mexico
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    Carol Lynne D'Arcangelis United States
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    Heidi Brathieu-Brun Sweden
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    Cesar Augusto Villavicencio Atienza Peru
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