Amnesty International demands Guantanamo closure at London protest

Amnesty International staged a protest in London’s Parliament Square on Saturday (January 8) calling for the Guantanamo prison camp to be shut down. Activists in orange jump suits and black hoods walked from Parliament Square to Trafalgar Square to demand that US President Biden close Guantanamo without delay. Designed to detain foreign suspects apprehended by the US in its "war on terror," the facility at a US military base in Cuba is notorious because of harsh interrogation methods used there that critics say amounted to torture.

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