Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Carter, Rumsfeld and Gitmo

June 7 - Former President Jimmy Carter called on the United States on Tuesday to shut down its prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to demonstrate the country's commitment to protecting human rights.

June 8 - Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said today that the Bush administration was not considering shutting down the detention center at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and he defended the treatment of prisoners under American military control as humane.


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