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Torture Awareness Toolkit Available for June

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): Our plans for Torture Awareness Month are in full gear and we are looking forward to many congregations, campus ministries and other faith-based groups and organizations participating this year. As you requested, … Continue reading

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Facts Not Fiction Campaign on Torture Helps Congregations to Respond

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): This past month we had 63 news stories about our Fact Not Fiction campaign (http://www.nrcat.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=716&Itemid=528) nationwide.  That is in large part because our campaign was linked to the release of the movie … Continue reading

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National Day of Action Against Guantánamo—January 11, Washington, DC and other places

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): Guantanamo Bay is a symbol of our nation’s use of torture. Closing the detention facility at Guantanamo is one of the steps needed to end U.S.-sponsored torture forever. National Day of Action … Continue reading

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Rally Against U.S.-Sponsored Torture: Say No to Torture—June 26, Harrisburg

Tuesday, June 26, 5:00 p.m. Capitol steps, 3rd and State Streets, Harrisburg Please come, wear orange, and spread the word.

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Learn About Solitary Confinement and Its Harmful Effects—June 26, Aston

Are you aware that at least 80,000 people in the U.S. criminal justice system are held in solitary confinement?  NRCAT (the National Religious Campaign Against Torture; www.nrcat.org) views prolonged solitary confinement that is occurring in U.S. prisons as tantamount to … Continue reading

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