Guantanamo Facts and Figure

Detainees at Camp X-Ray Original caption: Deta...
Detainees at Camp X-Ray Original caption: Detainees in orange jumpsuits sit in a holding area under the watchful eyes of Military Police at Camp X-Ray at Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 

 • Detainees in Guantanamo now: 166
• Detainees facing active charges: 6
• Detainees cleared for immediate release: 86
 • Guantanamo inmates on hunger strike: 103
• Hunger strikers strapped down and force fed: 30
• Prisoners who have died in custody: 9
• Children the US has held at Guantanamo: 21
• Detainees tried in civilian court: 1
• Detainees who can’t be tried for lack of evidence or torture: 50
• Prisoners released by the Bush administration: 541
• Prisoners released by the Obama administration: 72
• Current annual cost to US taxpayers: $150 million
• Days since Obama first pledged to close Gitmo: 1579
• Time since first prisoners arrived at Guantanamo: 11 years, 4 months, 11 days …
Courtesy : Moazzam Baig (Face Book Page)

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