US Senator: Pentagon Report Shows Need for Guantanamo Prison

FILE - A shackled detainee is being escorted away from an Administrative Review Board hearing, at Camp Delta detention center at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba, Dec. 6, 2006./VOA
FILE – A shackled detainee is being escorted away from an Administrative Review Board hearing, at Camp Delta detention center at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba, Dec. 6, 2006./VOA

A report giving a brief synopsis of each of the more than 100 detainees still being held at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was released Wednesday by a critic of the Obama administration’s plan to close the detention center.

The Pentagon gave the report to Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte, who posted it online Wednesday.

The information in the unclassified report details each of the 107 detainees being held in Guantanamo as of November 25, 2015. The detainees vary from former al-Qaida bomb makers and bodyguards to low-level militant cooks and medics. READ MORE OF THIS REPORT

SOURCES: VOA NEWS Online

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