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Guantánamo: In his second term Obama must correct human rights failure

Headline Title:  Guantánamo: In his second term Obama must correct human rights failure 08 January 2013 President Barack Obama must revisit the promise he made in 2009 to close the Guantánamo detention facility and this time commit the USA to releasing the detainees or bringing them to fair trial, Amnesty International said ahead of the 11th anniversary of the first detainee transfers to the US naval base in Cuba and just days before his re-inauguration as president. Today 166 detainees are still held at Guantánamo – out of the 779 men taken to the facility since 2002, the vast…

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