June 29, 2013

On June 26, 2013, CODEPINK and other human rights organizations and activists from all over the U.S. -- including several on open-ended fasts in solidarity with hunger striking Guantanamo prisoners -- were arrested while peacefully protesting in front of the White House, calling on President Obama to immediately close Guantanamo Bay detention center.

Diane Wilson of CODEPINK is arrested as after she jumps over the White House fence after 57 days of fasting, having only water to drink, and calls for justice in Guantanamo.

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