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Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Katoomba showing of the film The Road to Guantanamo


Presented by Green Left Weekly and the Blue Mountains Socialist Alliance

Monday April 23, 7.15 pm, Red Room (Tris Elies nightclub), Katoomba.

Socialist Alliance/Green Left Weekly is proud to screen The Road to Guantanamo.

David Hicks’ ``plea bargain’’ was made after years of inhumane and brutal treatment in George Bush’s Guantanamo Bay concentration camp. Hicks saw it as his only hope for freedom. The US military’s ``kangaroo court’’ is a travesty of justice. Hick’s must be unconditionally freed when he returns home!

Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantanamo tells the story of how three young English men holidaying in Pakistan were seized by pro-US warlords in Afghanistan and illegally and unjustly imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay. They were finally freed after the public outcry at home forced the British government to gain their release. This is in stark contrast to the actions of the Howard government in Australia, which abandoned David Hicks.

Monday, April 23, 7.15 pm. Treis Elies Red Room, Katoomba (next to train station).
$8 waged/$10 solidarity/$5 concession.
Organised by the Blue Mountains Socialist Alliance and Green Left Weekly.
Phone Terry on 4787 7859 for more info.

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For more info on David Hicks' ``plea bargain'', visit

http://www.greenleft.org.au/2007/705/36634

&

http://www.bringdavidhome.blogspot.com/ (Organisers of the weekly pickets in Springwood)

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Free David Hicks Now! No prison term.
Saturday, April 21, 12 noon

National day of protest to demand freedom for David Hicks and the closure of Guantanamo. Gather: Sydney Town Hall, George St, Sydney. Ph Raul 0403 037 376, Anna 0401 900 690, Marlene 0401 758 871.

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Find out more about Socialist Alliance, visit http://www.socialist-alliance.org

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