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UN experts urge Guantanamo closure, remedies for 'torture'
Geneva, Feb 23, 2021 (AFP) - A group of United Nations rights experts welcomed Tuesday US President Joe Biden's stated goal to shutter the Guantanamo Bay prison, urging Washington to ensure crimes committed there are punished.
The White House said earlier this month that Biden aimed to close the military prison in Cuba created after the 9/11 attacks to house detainees in the US "war on terror".
Two UN working groups, on enforced di ...