We are introducing this resolution to the Baltimore Conference.

Please rush any comments to me and Bahman.









(on or around February 23rd, 2018)



WhereasWHEREAS, February 23, 2018 is the 115th Anniversary of the seizure of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by the United States to createas a foreign Military Base,s, a result of the U.S. provoked Spanish-American War, and further

WHEREASWhereas, the United States used its military power to forced force the Cuban Constitutional Convention to acceptinclude the seizure in its Constitution, and further

WHEREASWhereas, upon the success of the Cuban Revolution in 19561959, Cuba demanded the repudiation of the Treaty, ceased cashing the aAnnual U.S. Payment of $4,085.00 and called for the complete sovereignty of the Bay by the Cuban Government, and further

WHEREASWhereas, the United States has refused to return Guantanamo Bay to the Cuban people, citing the forcibly imposed Clause in the Treaty that BOTH parties must agree to the cancellation of the Treaty, and further

WHEREASWhereas, U.S. occupation of Guantanamo Bay provides United States military dominance in the Caribbean and South America and is a threat to the independence and sovereignty of the peoples in thatthe vast area, and further

WHEREASWhereas, under U.S. control, Guantanamo Bay has become a center of torture and abrogation of human rights, violations of elementary U.S. and international standards, that are condemned by the civilized world,

ThereforeTHEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that tThe Coalition Againstfor No U.S. Foreign Bases unanimously calls upon the global peace movement to organize, on or around February 23, 2018, Actions calling for the United States to  promptly withdraw all its forces and personnel from Guantanamo Bay and immediately declare ALL agreements ceding CubanUS control of Guantanamo Bay to the U.S. , Cuba to be null and void.