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Report From The Pretrials At Guantanamo May_June 2016

  REPORT ON MY WEEK AT GUANTANAáMO AS AN NGO REP May 30 – June 3, 2016 Valerie Lucznikowska   “I got it.” That is the oft-repeated signature phrase uttered… Read more »

CLOSING GUANTANAMO in 2016

The members of September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows never wanted an institution like Guantanamo, nor the black sites that predated it, to exist. From our founding we have searched for understanding… Read more »

Families of 9/11 Victims Support President’s Guantanamo Proposal

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Today President Obama announced that Ash Carter and the Department of Defense will go forward with a plan to finally close Guantanamo Bay.  The members of September 11th Families for… Read more »

Report on a Week at Guantanamo Observing PreTrial Military Hearings

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by Julia Rodriguez & Phyllis Rodriguez This summary is taken from our notes, brief summaries of motions provided by the defense teams and comments by the chief prosecutors to the… Read more »

We Hope The Nation Will Address Gun Control

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http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/03/us/how-often-do-mass-shootings-occur-on-average-every-day-records-show.html?emc=edit_th_20151203&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=45411702&_r=0 Words fail in the wake of the senseless recent attacks in Denver and San Bernardino. Yet this article contains analyses that help shed light on the broader underlying nature… Read more »

Violence And Hate Must Be Met With Its Opposite

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More senseless, horrifying loss. Let us face the new tragedies in Paris, Baghdad, and Beirut together. Peaceful Tomorrows extends our deep condolences. You are all in our thoughts and hearts as we face… Read more »

Reflections On Charleston

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“While we are angry, hurt and in somber disbelief, this is the time when an honest dialogue about racism, sexism, Islamophobia and privilege needs to occur. Failure to do so will… Read more »

September 11th Families Support the Reinforcement of Ban on Torture

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  As family members of those killed on September 11th we have strong opinions regarding torture. The use of enhanced interrogation techniques, or torture by another name, was wrongly justified… Read more »

OPINION: 9/11 families sound off on MTA’s political ad decision

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Shown is an ad from the pro-Israel American Freedom Defense Initiative on a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority bus featuring a 1941 photograph of Hitler and supporter Hajj Amin al-Husseini in… Read more »

Muslims, Jews and Christian Gather for an Interfaith Rally on Boston Common

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January 21, 2015 On a brisk Sunday afternoon in January, several people gathered for an Interfaith Rally to show solidarity with the victims of the massacre of staff at the… Read more »

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