2.7 Million Orange Ribbons - End US Torture: Close Gitmo & Support Pelican Bay

raised by 79 people in 2 months
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$7,400 USD goal
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This campaign ended on September 29, 2013
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  • $1USD
    Active Ribbon Wearer

    Wear the ribbon regularly to show solidarity with Ending U.S.-sponsored Torture at home and abroad.

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    8 claimed

  • $5USD

    Share 5 ribbons with those who support Closing Gitmo and Ending Torture in U.S. detention Centers, like Pelican Bay

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    7 claimed

  • $10USD
    Human Rights Activist

    10 friends or family can wear ribbons to show support for Ending U.S.-sponsored torture in Pelican Bay, Corcoran Prison and Guantánamo Bay

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    13 claimed

  • $20USD
    LA Times ad:End Prison Torture

    Join public intellectuals Cornel West and Noam Chomsky, anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan, Rev. George F. Regas, Fr. Gregory Boyle and El Teatro Campesino's Luis Valdez and hundreds of others who have signed the Emergency Call to Stop Torture in U.S. Prisons. Your donation of $20 will go to help publish this Call in the L.A. Times. Please visit http://owl.li/o4k11 for more information.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    6 out of 100 claimed

  • $25USD
    Prisoner Rights Enthusiast

    Do you know 25 people who would consider wearing orange ribbons to express dismay about how prisoners are held in Indefinite Detention in Gitmo and Pelican Bay? Find out by handing them out, and dialogue with those willing and unwilling to wear the ribbons.

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    9 claimed

  • $50USD
    SHU Shiner

    Share and Wear these 50 ribbons regularly to show solidarity with Ending U.S.-sponsored Torture at home and abroad. Show the world how Security Housing Units violent international human rights.

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    1 claimed

  • $100USD
    End Extended Solitary Advocate

    Share these 100 ribbons with organizations in solidarity with Ending U.S. Torture at home and abroad who are willing to distribute them to their membership.

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    2 claimed

  • $250USD
    Ribbon Wearer Extraordinaire

    Take 250 ribbons to your church, synagogue, temple, mosque or other gathering for spiritual practice. Invite folks to wear the ribbons and take action to End U.S.-sponsored Torture

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    1 claimed

  • $500USD
    If the SHU unfits, Wear it

    Help spread the word to 500 potential ribbon wearers about how Security Housing Units violate human rights by detaining prisoners for decades on end, without knowing when they will return to the general prison population

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    0 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Worldwide Solidarity Advocate

    We will send 1000 orange ribbons to a country you select to build solidarity around the world to Close Gitmo and End U.S.-sponsored torture

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    0 out of 10 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    Big Hearted Solidarity Award

    Help us send 5000 ribbons to the families of Guantánamo prisoners in Yemen, the country where most detainees hail from. They cherish knowing that in the U.S. there are those who work for justice to close Gitmo.

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    0 out of 1 claimed

  • $15,000USD
    Spread The Word Changemaker

    15,000 orange ribbons will be distributed and your generosity will allow us to reach out to the media about Diane Wilson's Jury Trial on Sept. 5th for scaling the fence of the White House on June 26th. We will also show the world how forced-feeding constitutes torture with one of our solidarity fasters publicly being fed through nasogastric tubes in order to stay alive. Twice a day prisoners are forced fed in this way. Watch this alarming video: http://owl.li/nyrcj

    0 out of 1 claimed

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