Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Amnesty International Takes Aim at United States in Annual Human Rights Report

Published on Wednesday, May 25, 2005 by the Associated Press
 
by Paisley Dodds
 

LONDON -- Amnesty International branded the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a human rights failure Wednesday, releasing a 308-page report that offers stinging criticism of the United States and its detention centers around the world.

"Guantanamo has become the gulag of our time," Amnesty Secretary General Irene Khan said as the London-based group launched its annual report. Amnesty International called for the camp to be closed.

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