Like Barack Obama before him, Joe Biden plans on closing the Guantanamo Bay Prison where some of the world’s most notorious terrorists – including members of al-Qaeda involved in 9/11 – are currently incarcerated. Obama never succeeded in closing the prison and former President Donald Trump wanted it open. But, with Democrats in control of Congress, Biden may close the prison known as Gitmo.
“The Biden administration aims to close the controversial detention facility at Guantanamo Bay by the end of its term, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday,” according to Politico. [emphasis added]
“Speaking at her daily news briefing, Psaki said the administration had launched a process with the National Security Council to examine steps for shutting down the facility. She said it is “certainly our goal and our intention” to close the controversial prison, which was a priority for former President Barack Obama that he failed to fulfill… [emphasis added]
“The facility was opened in the wake of 9/11 and has been criticized by human rights advocates amid reports of extrajudicial detentions and inhumane treatment of prisoners.”
For more on this report, go to Politico.
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BREAKING: The Biden administration aims to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility by the end of its term -POLITICO
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