UN human rights experts on Monday called for President-Elect Joe Biden’s administration to...

UN rights experts urge Biden to close Guantánamo detention facility

UN human rights experts on Monday called for President-Elect Joe Biden’s administration to close the Guantánamo Bay detention center immediately. The UN experts asserted that detainees are being held there indefinitely, in cruel and inhumane conditions. January 11 was the nineteenth anniversary of the establishment of Guantánamo. Seven hundred prisoners were at the facility in 2003, and 40 remain. The conditions are said to be cruel and inhumane, evidenced by the detainees’ worsening health and the alleged infliction of mental and …


 


 

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