Download this flyer with background on Guantánamo and ideas for action, including leaflet the flyer on Jan. 11 or email it to your contacts.
Thanks to our friends at the Metro New York Religious Campaign against Torture, an affiliate of the National Religious Campaign against Torture
Join Witness Against Torture for nightly Zoom gatherings and fasting from January 11-15, 2021.
Celebrate the Nuclear Weapons Ban
And Demand the United States Disarm Now!
Friday, Jan. 22, The Day Nuclear Weapons Become Outlawed! The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at the United Nations will enter into force on January 22, 2021. Demand that the United States support the treaty and disarm!
For those in the NYC area who wish to process:
• Meet at Union Square (14th St. steps) @ 10:30 am
• Masked, safely spaced, we will walk with banners and signs up to the Isaiah Wall, to arrive about 12 noon
• Or, meet at Isaiah Wall at 12 noon
• We will then walk directly up First Avenue to the U.S. Mission to the UN.
Organizations participating include Veterans for Peace/Chapter 34), NYC War Resisters League, Pax Christi Metro NYC, Catholic Worker, Kings Bay Plowshares 7 support team, the Grannies, Manhattan Project for a Nuclear-Free World, Peace Action NYS, among others.
NYC WRL has also endorsed a project of Peace Action NY and Manhattan Project for a Nuclear Free World to thank the 51 nations who ratified the treaty by delivering a yellow rose and simple gifts, along with a thank you card to the missions. This will take place during the week of Jan. 18. More information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for more info about national actions
Stop the War in Yemen!
Monday, Jan. 25
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Protest and March Against War Profiteers
1:30 pm: Meet at Union Square (14th St. Steps)
2:15 pm: Begin walk with signs and banners up Lexington Ave. to L3 Technologies
3:00 pm: Rally at L3 Technology, 600 Third Ave (btw 39th and 40th Sts.)
L3 Technologies is a multi-billion dollar profiteer in the War in Yemen
Stop the War in Yemen international actions & endorsers: https://www.facebook.com/events/1377822562419049
For more information, email nycWRL@nycwarresisters.org or call 718-768-7306