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UN expert says torture continues at Guantanamo Bay

An independent UN human rights investigator said on Wednesday that he had information about an inmate being tortured at the US Guantanamo Bay detention facility, despite Washington banning “enhanced interrogation techniques” almost 10 years ago. The US Department of Defence denied the allegation, saying there was no credible evidence to[…]

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Pentagon due to submit Guantanamo closure plan

Military officials are poised to submit to Congress a much-anticipated report on how to close the US detention center at Guantanamo Bay, a spokesman said on Monday. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said the military would meet a Tuesday deadline to release the plan on how to shutter the controversial[…]

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