Guantánamo October 26, 2016 10:40 Guantánamo prison: A primer


Guantánamo

October 26, 2016 10:40 AM

Guantánamo prison: A primer

The Pentagon has built a series of facilities at Guantánamo Bay since it opened its offshore detention and interrogation center for terrorist suspects in January 2002 by airlifting captives from Afghanistan to Cuba, and housing the first 300 or more temporarily at Camp X-Ray. This guide charts the evolution.

 

The Pentagon has built a series of facilities at Guantánamo Bay since it inaugurated its offshore detention and interrogation center for terrorist suspects in January 2002 by airlifting from Afghanistan to Cuba, and housing the first 300 or more temporarily at Camp X-Ray. In early 2011, House Armed Services Committee chairman Rep. Buck McKeon, R-Calif., declared the prison camp infrastructure had an overall capacity to confine 800 captives. Prison leadership said recently that with closures, degraded facilities and ongoing renovation, the capacity was closer to 250.  Here’s a breakdown of the known lockups and other buildings, with best estimates of the current detainee population:

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/guantanamo/article1939250.html#storylink=cpy

 

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