On Jan 11, protesters marked the 16th anniversary of the opening of Gitmo with a protest in front of the White House,. They found Penn Ave closed (as usual) so they held a tea ceremony for the current 41 detainees on the park side sidewalk. Afterwards, five people marched into the prohibited zone in an act of civil disobedience and were arrested.Trump has vowed to release no detainees from Guantanimo Bay no matter what the status of their case. Five detainees who were cleared for release by the US military will probably be stuck at Gitmo for another four years because they didn't make it out before Donald Trump took office.

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