End 16 Years Of Injustice

Gitmo Clock 2018 photos (2)

Some of the opponents of Guantánamo who are supporting the new poster campaign for 2018, showing Donald Trump how many days Guantánamo has been open, and urging him to close it once and for all.

January 11, 2018 was the 16th anniversary of the opening of the "war on terror" prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and it marked 5,845 days since the prison opened. To mark this grim occasion — which ought to be a source of shame for all decent Americans and citizens of the world who respect the rule of law — we launched a new initiative: inviting opponents of Guantánamo’s continued existence to take a photo of themselves holding a poster telling Donald Trump to close the prison, and marking how long it has been open. You can either print off a poster, or take a photo of it on a tablet or even on your phone.

We've been making posters available for every 25 days throughout the year, with the next poster being for 6,100 Days on Sep. 23, then 6,125 Days (Oct. 18), 6,150 Days (Nov. 12), 6,175 Days (Dec. 7) and 6,200 Days (Jan. 1, 2019).

Feel free to take as many photos as you want with these posters and send them to us, with, if you wish, a message for Donald Trump, and if you wish, your memories of what you were doing when the prison opened on January 11, 2002.

If you can, please make a donation to support our work in 2018. If you can become a monthly sustainer, that will be particularly appreciated. Tick the box marked, "Make this a monthly donation," and insert the amount you wish to donate.

August 29, 2018 marked the 6,075th day of operations at the prison at Guantánamo Bay, and Robert Kolkebeck, in Park Forest, Illinois urged Donald Trump to close it without further delay.

Close Guantánamo’s co-founder Andy Worthington says, "Today, August 4, 2018, the illegal, immoral and unjust prison at Guantánamo Bay has been open for 6,050 days — that’s 16 years, six months and 24 days. I’m on holiday, on Chesil Beach in Dorset on the south coast of England, enjoying a view of freedom and of the joys of nature that those held at Guantánamo may never have again if Donald Trump gets his way and succeeds in keeping the prison open and not releasing any prisoners under any circumstances. Please join us in telling him to close it without further delay."

Today, August 4, 2018, the prison at Guantánamo Bay has been open for 6,050 days, and Steve Lane, in Bethesda, Maryland says, "President Trump, one day's confinement at Guantánamo Bay without trial or even charges would be unfair. That it has been open for over six thousand days is an abomination. Everyone around the world knows that Guantánamo motivates a lot of them - we call them terrorists - to attack us. Please restore America's honor, and make us safe from terrorism, by closing Guantánamo Bay."

Today, August 4, 2018, the prison at Guantánamo Bay has been open for 6,050 days. Robert Kolkebeck, in Park Forest, Illinois urges Donald Trump to close it without further delay.

Today, July 10, 2018, is the 6,025th day of the existence of the prison at Guantánamo Bay, and Yvonne Bradley, former military defense attorney for British resident Binyam Mohamed in Guantánamo’s military commissions, calls on Donald Trump to close the prison without further delay.

Today, July 10, 2018, is the 6,025th day of the existence of the prison at Guantánamo Bay, and educator Pam Bradley calls on Donald Trump to close the prison without further delay.

Today, July 10, 2018, is the 6,025th day of the existence of the prison at Guantánamo Bay, and Guantánamo Defense Counsel Todd Pierce calls on Donald Trump to close the prison without further delay.