Guantanamo Bay detention camp

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The Guantánamo Detention Camp is a United States military prison located within Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, which is on the coast of Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. It is sadly known that indefinite detention without trial and various torture of detainees has led to the operations of this camp being considered a major violation of human rights by Amnesty International, both guilty and innocent were imprisoned here. Some sources have referred to Guantanamo Bay as a concentration camp.

In June 2006, the United States Supreme Court declared emergency judicial procedures at Guantánamo illegal. In May 2006, the London-based human rights group Reprieve revealed in The Independant newspaper that more than 60 detainees were reportedly incarcerated as minors.

On May 25, 2005 Amnesty International published its annual report in which it described Guantánamo as a "modern gulag".

The then Secretary of Defense of the United States, Donald Rumsfeld, questioned the name of gulag, calling it extravagant. William Schultz, Amnesty International's representative in Washington, said Guantanamo should not be seen as a Soviet gulag, but there are still some common characteristics, such as keeping detainees incommunicado and taking them into custody. outside the civil justice system or the fact that some have disappeared.