Guantánamo 10 Years On and the Future of Indefinite Detention
Update: See the photo slideshow below from PHR's participation in the Close Guantanamo protest in Washington DC on January 11.
Today, January 11, 2012, marks the tenth year of existence of the detention center at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Ten years ago, twenty men arrived there and were held in Camp X-Ray, a temporary camp of open-air 6’x8’ cells made of chain link fence. This first group was considered so dangerous they were described by then-Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Richard Myers, as being willing to ''gnaw hydraulic lines...
PHR participates with other organizations to protest the continuation of Guantánamo.