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Factsheet | August 16, 2016
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Download The vast majority of Guantanamo detainees were transferred or released to other countries before 2009. A total of 780 detainees have been held at Guantanamo Bay since the detention...
Blueprint | August 16, 2016
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Download the Blueprint Summary President Obama should provide sustained leadership to increase the momentum to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo and close the facility. Sustained...
Factsheet | August 16, 2016
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Download   The Basics Detainees: The first detainees arrived at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility on January 11, 2002. Since it opened, 780 detainees have been held there. The...
Issue Brief | August 16, 2016
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The prison at Guantanamo Bay, which now holds 61 detainees, is vastly more expensive to operate than the equivalent federal prisons. Indeed, it’s come to be called “the most expensive prison on earth...
Factsheet | August 16, 2016
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Total Guantanamo Bay Prison Facility Costs Cost of Guantanamo prison facility up to the end of 2015: $5.687 billion Cost for 2015: $445 million Not included in above costs: Cost...
Factsheet | August 16, 2016
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Download Closing Guantánamo is a “national security imperative” according to the Department of Defense.  Guantánamo is a symbol of the failed war in Iraq, torture, and delayed justice for...
Factsheet | August 16, 2016
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The House and the Senate recently passed their versions of the National Defense Authorization Act for the fiscal year 2017 (FY17 NDAA). Both bills retain and add to unwise and unnecessary...
Factsheet | August 02, 2016
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What is Islamophobia? Islamophobia is an unfounded fear and hostility toward Islam and Muslims that results in discrimination, bias, marginalization, and at times, violence. It describes...

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