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U.S. forces escort one of their detainees in Cuba

What's Going on Inside Camp X-Ray?
As international criticism intensified over U.S. treatment of alleged al-Qaeda and Taliban fighters flown to the U.S. military base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross arrived there. The four delegates — including a doctor — were to interview the 110 men regarding their capture, detention and transfer to what the U.S. calls Camp X-Ray. The Pentagon refers to the detainees as "unlawful combatants" — not prisoners of war entitled to the legal protections of the Geneva Conventions. Amid speculation that the Philippines...

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