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#IAmCAGE

March 19, 2015
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<div></div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> On Friday 13 March at 8pm, CAGE supporters organised a <a href="https://twitter.com/uk_cage"><strong>Twitter</strong></a> storm in order to show solidarity with our organisation with the hashtag <strong>#IAmCAGE</strong>. Over the past month we have come under attack, yet again, from Parliamentarians to the press for merely attempting to call for accountability of the security services who are currently acting extra-judicially. <div></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://itrended.com/report/233e51dc50a7a15f01caf58a73a5eaa0"></a></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><em>(Trend in 5th position in the UK)</em></div> <div style="text-align: center;"></div> From 8pm onward the hashtag managed to trend in 9 cities across the UK including Birmingham, Blackpool, Cardiff, Hull, Liverpool, London, Stoke on Trent, Newcastle and Swansea; it trended 5th in the UK too, at one stage it was trending number 1 in Birmingham, more stats about the trend can be viewed <strong><a href="https://itrended.com/report/233e51dc50a7a15f01caf58a73a5eaa0">here</a></strong>. People were tweeting and retweeting from all walks of life, from those directly impacted by the War on Terror to those able to understand how legislation has been unjustly and disproportionately applied. <div></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://itrended.com/report/233e51dc50a7a15f01caf58a73a5eaa0"></a></div> <div style="text-align: center;">(<em><a href="https://itrended.com/report/233e51dc50a7a15f01caf58a73a5eaa0"><strong>Heatmap</strong> </a>of #IAmCAGE</em>)</div> <div></div> We would like to thank everyone who contributed to this and showed their support. In these testing times, when individual members of CAGE and CAGE as an organisation are being attacked, we are able to draw strength from our supporters and those who stand for justice with us. <div></div> <h3>Below are just a selection of the tweets:</h3> <div></div> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IAmCAGE?src=hash">#IAmCAGE</a> Like <a href="https://twitter.com/UK_CAGE">@UK_CAGE</a> we had our bank accounts frozen and our directors villified for speaking uncomfortable truths <a href="http://t.co/im6LbgqTzb">http://t.co/im6LbgqTzb</a> — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) <a href="https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/576504775065387008">March 13, 2015</a></blockquote> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">Members of <a href="https://twitter.com/UK_CAGE">@UK_Cage</a>'s board helped me with lawyers when I was being wrongly investigated. It was for common humanity. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IAmCage?src=hash">#IAmCage</a> — Exceedingly Unseelie (@der_bluthund) <a href="https://twitter.com/der_bluthund/status/576493058101022720">March 13, 2015</a></blockquote> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">140 characters cannot so justice to the immense and praiseworthy work <a href="https://twitter.com/UK_CAGE">@UK_CAGE</a> have done. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IAmCage?src=hash">#IAmCage</a> — Dilly Hussain (@DillyHussain88) <a href="https://twitter.com/DillyHussain88/status/576487611876941825">March 13, 2015</a></blockquote> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">Supporters of advocacy group <a href="https://twitter.com/UK_CAGE">@UK_CAGE</a> have organised a Twitter storm in its defence, <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IAmCage?src=hash">#IAmCage</a>, following recent press coverage. — DarshnaSoni (@darshnasoni) <a href="https://twitter.com/darshnasoni/status/576486362087604224">March 13, 2015</a></blockquote> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">Even if they shut <a href="https://twitter.com/UK_CAGE">@UK_CAGE</a> down, I know that the spirit of standing up for justice will remain alive within our communities <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IAmCAGE?src=hash">#IAmCAGE</a> — Asim Qureshi (@AsimCP) <a href="https://twitter.com/AsimCP/status/576480697684238336">March 13, 2015</a></blockquote> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">CAGE was one of the only UK orgs fighting to save Alan Henning despite the govts failings. Don't let them re-write history! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IAmCAGE?src=hash">#IAmCAGE</a> — N (@NilesAk) <a href="https://twitter.com/NilesAk/status/576479162522828800">March 13, 2015</a></blockquote> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">Alhamdulillah, It's great to see the Muslim Community rallying around &amp; supporting <a href="https://twitter.com/UK_CAGE">@UK_CAGE</a> . <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IAmCage?src=hash">#IAmCage</a><a href="http://t.co/64XrNI7zyj">pic.twitter.com/64XrNI7zyj</a> — Jammy Dodger (@mrjammyjamjar) <a href="https://twitter.com/mrjammyjamjar/status/576476482198982656">March 13, 2015</a></blockquote> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">.<a href="https://twitter.com/UK_CAGE">@UK_CAGE</a> were castigated 12 years ago for claiming the US was torturing detainees in Guantanamo. The truth became manifest <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/iamcage?src=hash">#iamcage</a> — Fahad Ansari (@fahadansari) <a href="https://twitter.com/fahadansari/status/576476303362228224">March 13, 2015</a></blockquote> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">I am justice. I am truth. I am the voice for those silenced by oppression. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IAmCage?src=hash">#IAmCage</a> — Raz (@raztweets) <a href="https://twitter.com/raztweets/status/576474329938042880">March 13, 2015</a></blockquote> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">Speaking Truth to Power. Standing up for Civil Liberties. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IAmCage?src=hash">#IAmCage</a><a href="https://twitter.com/UK_CAGE">@UK_CAGE</a><a href="http://t.co/3cmxhb5ce2">pic.twitter.com/3cmxhb5ce2</a> — Jammy Dodger (@mrjammyjamjar) <a href="https://twitter.com/mrjammyjamjar/status/576474241333350400">March 13, 2015</a></blockquote> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">As the abuse continues with hypocrisy and lies, right now to ask for justice must mean to show support for <a href="https://twitter.com/UK_CAGE">@UK_CAGE</a><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IAmCage?src=hash">#IAmCage</a> — Yasmin Khatun (@Yasm1nK) <a href="https://twitter.com/Yasm1nK/status/576884106094649345">March 14, 2015</a></blockquote> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter. com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IAmCage?src=hash">#IAmCage</a><a href="https://twitter.com/UK_CAGE">@UK_CAGE</a><a href="http://t.co/0X8nbkU8zl">pic.twitter.com/0X8nbkU8zl</a> — Rizwan Ahmed (@rizzoo) <a href="https://twitter.com/rizzoo/status/576646787894767616">March 14, 2015</a></blockquote> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">NOAM CHOMSKY says CAGE's Asim Qureshi is right on his remarks about <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/JihadiJohn?src=hash">#JihadiJohn</a> and the Secret Services: <a href="http://t.co/tPsU2aDovD">http://t.co/tPsU2aDovD</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IAmCage?src=hash">#IAmCage</a> — راشيدأحمد‎ (@LondonRash) <a href="https://twitter.com/LondonRash/status/576525309400498176">March 13, 2015</a></blockquote> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">Appreciate Cage for their excellent work educating and supporting families whilst others turned away <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IAmCage?src=hash">#IAmCage</a> — Carol Anne Grayson (@Quickieleaks) <a href="https://twitter.com/Quickieleaks/status/576524637770792963">March 13, 2015</a></blockquote> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en">Lord Prescott: 'British Foreign Policy radicalised Muslims'. What <a href="https://twitter.com/UK_CAGE">@UK_CAGE</a> have been saying all along. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IamCAGE?src=hash">#IamCAGE</a> <a href="http://t.co/IuaB6Ym3Ck">http://t.co/IuaB6Ym3Ck</a> — আবুমারিয়া (@Faysal_FreeGaza) <a href="https://twitter.com/Faysal_FreeGaza/status/576512330227404800">March 13, 2015</a></blockquote> <hr /> <b>For more updates please follow us on <a href="http://twitter.com/uk_cage">Twitter</a>, <a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/CagePrisonersLTD">Youtube </a>and <a href="https://instagram.com/uk_cage/">Instagram </a>and like our page on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/cageuk">Facebook</a>. </b> <script asyncsrc="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

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