Ten Detainees Transferred, Leaving Fewer Than 100 Prisoners at Guantanamo


Karen Greenberg quoted in The Intercept about ten Guantánamo prisoners who have been transferred to Oman, a move that leaves fewer than 100 men held in the island prison and follows President Obama’s pledge to “keep working to shut down the prison at Guantánamo,” a promise he has highlighted in the past three State of the Union addresses.

“The way to close Guantánamo is to get people off the indefinite list,” said Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law. “The way to do this is to speed up the Periodic Review Boards. It’s right in front of your eyes.”

Read the entire Intercept article.


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