Human Rights: Global Perspective. Tom Paolucci Andrew Haldeman. North America. Prisoners Rights at Guantanamo Bay. Guantanamo Bay: Introduction. “Gitmo” as it is called was taken over by the US in 1898 during the Spanish-American War. It was leased by Cuba to the US for $2000/yr.
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They were placed there to be interrogated by US officials.