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Close Guantanamo Now!

Nearly 800 detainees have been held in Guantánamo, the vast majority without charge or trial

Only 3 detainees at Guantanamo have been convicted of any crime through the military commissions system

The Federal court system has convicted 145 terrorists since 2001.

Estimated annual cost of operating Guantánamo: US$90 million to $118 million

It’s time to stand up to the right wing and say NO to torture once and for all. Join New Security Action’s new campaign "Close Guantanamo Now!"

Act for Special Procedures: A Global Petition

The United Nations Human Rights Council’s special rapporteurs and representatives, independent experts and working groups - collectively known as the “Special Procedures” - are among the most innovative, flexible and responsive tools created by the UN to promote and protect human rights.

Over the 40 years of their existence, the Special Procedures have made urgent interventions concerning thousands of individuals whose lives and physical integrity were at risk; through their country missions and studies, they have made recommendations for the improvement of human rights at the national and international levels; they have facilitated a better understanding and encouraged the development of human rights law.

The Special Procedures continue to play a unique role and are as essential to the improvement of human rights in the world in 2007 as they were in 1967, when the very first mandate was created.

Today their coverage ranges from freedom from torture, arbitrary or extrajudicial executions, "counter-terrorism", racism and violence against women to respect for the rights to health, to food and to adequate housing. They help to protect individuals and groups, such as migrants and indigenous peoples, and address situations of human rights violations both globally and in specific countries.

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