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Mon Apr 5, 2021, 04:23 AM

US closes secret Guantanamo prison unit, moves prisoners: Military

Source: Associated Press

The Associated Press, Washington
Published: 05 April ,2021: 07:43 AM GST
Updated: 05 April ,2021: 08:44 AM GST

A once-secret unit within the Guantanamo Bay detention center that had fallen into disrepair has been closed and the prisoners moved to another facility on the American base in Cuba, the US military said Sunday.

The prisoners at Camp 7 were transferred to a facility adjacent to where the other detainees on the base are held as part of what US Southern Command said in a statement was an effort to “increase operational efficiency and effectiveness.”

Miami-based Southern Command, which oversees the detention center at the southeastern edge of Cuba, did not say how many prisoners were moved. Officials have previously said about 14 men were held in Camp 7. There are 40 prisoners at Guantanamo.

Southern Command said the Camp 7 prisoners were moved to Camp 5 “safely and without incident,” but did not say when the transfer occurred. Camp 5, which was largely empty, is next to Camp 6, where the other detainees are held.

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Judi Lynn Apr 5 OP
TomWilm Apr 5 #1
Roy Rolling Apr 5 #2
NurseJackie Apr 5 #3
getagrip_already Apr 5 #4
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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 04:40 AM

1. See this movie: The Mauritanian (2021)

Based on the NY Times best-selling memoir "Guantánamo Diary" by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, this is the true story of Slahi's fight for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years. Alone and afraid, Slahi finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander and her associate Teri Duncan who battle the U.S. government in a fight for justice that tests their commitment to the law and their client at every turn. Their controversial advocacy, along with evidence uncovered by a formidable military prosecutor, Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch, uncovers shocking truths and ultimately proves that the human spirit cannot be locked up.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4761112/

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 04:50 AM

2. How Many?

How many new terrorists have been inspired by the overreach and abuses from 9/11?

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Response to Roy Rolling (Reply #2)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 07:41 AM

3. A lot.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 11:17 AM

4. clickbait.... lol.. they moved over a few feet.

Really, this is news? All they did was move them to a different living area.

On the outside, these "buildings" look like tents - at least the older ones do. On the inside, they are probably caged areas for living, eating, and excercise. I've been within feet of these "buildings" and they are nothng spectacular.

I can easily believe one would wear out and "guests" would need to be moved to a newer one.

This is no more interesting than a domestic prison moving inmates around to do maintenance.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Apr 5, 2021, 06:25 PM

5. Maybe they can renovate it for the tRump family and associates.

Most of them like a nice tropical climate, don't they?

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