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USA: Mounting pressure to close Guantánamo following detainee suicides

On 10 June, three detainees at the Guantánamo detention facility were found dead in their cells. The incident sparked renewed calls for the closure of the detention facility from UN experts, the European Parliament (EP), governments and non-governmental organizations. At the EU-US summit in Vienna on 21 June, President Bush discussed the possibility of closing down the detention facility, and suggested that the detainees could either be sent back to their own country or tried in the US.

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