The chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee says she’s against the force-feeding of hunger strikers at the Guantanamo Bay detention center and she’s expressed her concerns to the secretary of defense.
The controversial detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, could be closed and the 166 detainees being held there could be absorbed safely by U.S. prisons, a report commissioned by Sen. Dianne Feinstein says.
The Berkeley city council has narrowly rejected a measure that would have welcomed freed Guantanamo Bay detainees to resettle.
The City of Berkeley was set to vote Tuesday night on a proposal to invite some former Guantanamo Bay detainees to resettle there.
The Berkeley City Council plans to vote next week on a resolution inviting a few Guantanamo Bay detainees who have been cleared of wrong-doing to resettle in the East Bay city.