Guantanamo Bay detention camp (GITMO) is a US prison located on the coast of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, within the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. It was created in 2002. There have been numerous debates over whether the camp should be closed or not.
After the Supreme Court shot down an appeal from one of the few remaining captives in America’s military prison in Guantanamo Bay, one justice has broken ranks and questioned the ongoing policy of indefinite detention.
US Navy Rear Adm. John Ring, a commander in charge of the infamous Guantanamo bay prison has been fired over the “loss of confidence in his ability to command” after a monthlong probe details of which the Pentagon didn’t disclose.
Police in Scotland have filed their final report into a probe of CIA “rendition stopovers” during the early years of the War on Terror, looking into at least six secret flights. The report’s contents remain secret, however.
Being detained in the Guantánamo Bay camp was like hovering between life and death but the CIA-run ‘black sites’ were even worse, a man who spent 15 years –without charge– in the infamous facility has told RT’s Going Underground.
CIA Director Gina Haspel, confirmed by the Senate last year amid accusations of involvement in torture, may have run a so-called ‘black site’ at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Haspel did not mention this role in her confirmation hearing.