Guantanamo - International Protests

Reports are still coming in from the International Day of Protest to Close Guantanamo that took place on Saturday 15th July, 2006. Protests were held in the UK, at 8 locations in the US, Sydney and Melbourne in Australia, Yemen, Kuwait, Bahrain and Bosnia. Flags and banners were raised, hundreds of orange balloons and white pigeons were released into the air as Relatives joined human rights activists and politicians in demanding the closure of the base in Guantanamo, and an independent inquiry into the recent deaths at the US base.