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UN urges Washington to shut Guantanamo Bay facility, calling it an 'ugly chapter' | Video

As it marks 20 years since the first detainees arrived at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay, the United Nations is urging Washington to close the facility, calling it an “ugly chapter of unrelenting human rights violations”. Despite pledges by more than one president to shut the site, it remains unclear what the government will do with the detainees. Nick Harper reports. 

UN urges Washington to shut Guantanamo Bay facility, calling it an 'ugly chapter' | Video

12 Jan 2022 07:53pm

As it marks 20 years since the first detainees arrived at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay, the United Nations is urging Washington to close the facility, calling it an “ugly chapter of unrelenting human rights violations”. Despite pledges by more than one president to shut the site, it remains unclear what the government will do with the detainees. Nick Harper reports. 

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