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■Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp
✅The administration of US President Joe Biden declared its intention to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.
✅As of January 2021, 731 of the 780 people detained were transferred, 9 died in custody & 40 still remain there
✅The camp was established by US President George W. Bush’s administration in 2002 during the War on Terror following the September 11 ,2001 attacks
✅The Guantanamo Bay detention camp is a United States military prison.
✅It is located within Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, also referred to as Guantanamo, GTMO, and “Gitmo”, on the coast of Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
✅Indefinite detention without trial, as well as torture, led the operations of this camp to be considered a major breach of human rights by Amnesty International.