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Obama Leaves Office with 41 People Still Imprisoned at Guantánamo

HeadlineJan 20, 2017

Also on Thursday, the Pentagon transferred four prisoners from Guantánamo Bay to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. These final four transfers under Obama’s presidency leave 41 people still imprisoned at the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. President Obama had vowed to close Guantánamo within his first year in office—eight years ago.

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