Obama’s broken Guantanamo promise

President Obama promised that the prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba would be closed within a year of his assuming office. A year has come and gone and the prison is still open. There are about two hundred people held in that prison, and all of them have been held without trial, guilty of no offence, we are taught to assume under a presumption of innocence built into the laws of every country that has adopted the common law of England as its foundation. Continue reading