Barack Obama, the US president-elect, has promised to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, as human rights lawyers warn such a move would face a number of legal difficulties.
Obama told the CBS programme 60 Minutes on Sunday: “I have said repeatedly that I intend to close Guantanamo, and I will follow through on that.”
“I have said repeatedly that America doesn’t torture.”
“And I’m going to make sure that we don’t torture. Those are part and parcel of an effort to regain America’s moral stature in the world.” read more
I know he might have his own agenda behind this decision. But, for me, this is something to ponder upon.
Menanti Obama versi Malaysia untuk memadam segala penindasan di Malaysia. (huh?)
Israel Closes Gaza Crossings – are we waiting for Obama to act on this too?