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US Law Prohibits Transferring Guantanamo Prisoners to America
Obama lied. He wants Guantanamo kept open.
by Stephen Lendman
FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) legislation proscribes it.
January 11, 2013 marks Guantanamo's 11th anniversary. More on that below.
On January 11, 2002, its first 20 prisoners arrived. It's one of many US torture prisons globally.
Most held there are innocent victims. They're not terrorists. They're lawlessly detained. Many remained for years uncharged and untried. Fundamental rights are denied.
Seton Hall University Law Professor Mark Denebeaux analyzed unclassified government data. He got them through FOIA requests.