June 26: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Protest Torture and Support the Guantanamo Prisoners Hunger Strike!

On 12 December 1997, by resolution 52/149, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 26 June the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, with a view to the total eradication of torture and the effective functioning of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, (resolution 39/46), annex, which entered into force on 26 June 1987.

CloseGitmo.net calls for 86 people to engage in nonviolent direct action in front of the White House on June 26, 2013.

Nationwide Solidarity Actions and Vigils will take place.  Contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to RSVP.

This call originally appeared on closegitmo.net.

Main Calls to Action June 26: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture


World Can't Wait mobilizes people living in the United States to stand up and stop war on the world, repression and torture carried out by the US government. We take action, regardless of which political party holds power, to expose the crimes of our government, from war crimes to systematic mass incarceration, and to put humanity and the planet first.