Freedom From The Guantanamo Bay Prison

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Is there enough unfair detainment and torture at the Guantanamo Bay prison to shut it down? Many of the prisoners that are held there are subject to torture and unfair imprisonment, which violates two human rights. This is a vital reason for closing the Guantanamo Bay prison. Freedom from torture is an important human right because if we didn’t have it, even more people would be in unnecessary and excruciating pain, and even in prison, people deserve a certain amount of comfort in their daily life. Freedom from unfair detainment is another important human right, because it is inhumane to imprison people arbitrarily. Camp 22 is a historical example of where the rights to no torture and no unfair detainment were violated. Camp 22 was a concentration camp in North Korea. This concentration camp was recently shut down. To stop torture and unfair detainment all of the known prisons who hold victims of torture and unfair detainment should be shut down, just like Camp 22 in North Korea. It would be a long shot, but there aren’t many other options to help stop these human rights violations, especially around the world. Guantanamo Bay prison should be shut down due to the torture and unfair detainment occurring there.
Torture is inflicting severe pain on someone as a punishment or to get them to do or say something. Unfair detainment includes arbitrary arrest, exile and detention. No torture and no unfair detainment can be classified as civil rights. Following the devastation of
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