Thursday, March 23, 2006

Catholic Workers Spotlight Guantanamo Torture 

Oxford, Ohio (ENI). A group of 25 people based in a Catholic Worker Community in New York City have drawn international attention for their protest against the US policy on the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

Members of the group, known for its support of non-violence, launched Witness Against Torture, a campaign which culminated in a protest and prayer vigil in mid-December outside the prison camp at the US naval base in Cuba where an estimated 500 prisoners from more than 30 countries are held. The group plans to hold a protest in Washington DC on Ash Wednesday, 1 March. They also are writing letters to prisoners at the camp.

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