New documents: Guantanamo authorities expected detainees to die

Photo of “Islamic Cemetery” at Navbase GTMO, by Jason Leopold, September 24, 2014, used by permission — Link

A newly declassified document, obtained via the Freedom of Information Act, confirms that weeks after Camp X-Ray at Guantanamo started to receive detainees, Department of Defense officials expected some of these prisoners to die. Camp authorities were also informed that burial at the U.S.-run naval base in Cuba was “authorized for detainees.”

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Psychologist (retired), blogger, author of "Cover-up at Guantanamo" https://www.amazon.com/Cover-up-Guantanamo-Investigation-Suicides-Mohammed/dp/1520587090/

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Jeffrey Kaye

Jeffrey Kaye

Psychologist (retired), blogger, author of "Cover-up at Guantanamo" https://www.amazon.com/Cover-up-Guantanamo-Investigation-Suicides-Mohammed/dp/1520587090/

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