Guantanamo Bay Case Study

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Guantanamo Bay Over 12 years of injustice have been given to the inmates at Guantanamo Bay prison. Guantanamo Bay prison is unfair and unjust for many reason and should be closed.The first reason is nasal feeding enforced even though it is painful and harmful. The second reason is inmates are subject to cruel punishments .The third reason is prisoners have no way of proving that they are innocent.This is just the tip of the iceberg on why Guantanamo Bay prison should be closed. Guantanamo Bay has been in control by America since the Spanish American war.Guantanamo bay was used as a coaling station for american navy ships.According to” A Brief History of Gitmo” by Alyssa Fetini. . “The 45-square-mile site was originally used as a coaling station for U.S. Navy ships, under a lease drawn up in 1903”. This is very important because this shows how Guantanamo bay was used as something positive and beneficial to America.Guantanamo bay was then a “haven” for Haitian refugees. According to the same article ” A Brief History of Gitmo” by Alyssa Fetini.in the early 1990s “when it became a vital haven for Haitian refugees fleeing the violent coup that ravaged their country.”This is also another example on how Guantanamo bay was used in a positive and helpful way.Guantanamo bay has been through many changes and uses and has a lot of history behind it. Rodriguez 2 Nasal feeding is enforced to inmates on hunger strike that refuses to eat. Nasal feeding is a long process that can take up to two hours and is painful and unsanitary. According to Guantána... ... middle of paper ... ...and deserve to be there for the crimes they have committed and they also cause risk to national security according to “ Keep Guantanamo open: Opposing view”.People think this is true because terrorist are dangerous people and do pose a threat to everyone's safety.On the other hand the people at Guantanamo bay are mostly suspects and everyone is innocent until proven guilty.In Guantanamo Bay prison you do not have the right to prove you are innocent and it is very difficult to try. Guantanamo bay should be closed.The first reason is nasal feeding enforced even though it is painful and harmful.The second reason is inmates are subject to cruel punishments.The third reason is prisoners have no way of proving that they are innocent. Rodriguez 4 There are many more reasons.Guantanamo Bay should be closed because innocent people are suffering and its inhuman.
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