Guantanamo Bay And Censorship Of The Media Essay

1465 Words Dec 9th, 2015 6 Pages
Conor Lenahan
Professor Lavergne
Proposal for Research Paper
December 9, 2015
Guantanamo Bay and Censorship of the Media The United States is and always will be a beacon of freedom, and fair treatment correct? Not necessarily. The United States has used multiple different torture techniques to extract information. This is not the worst part, The United States government has knowingly censored the media that already has limited access to the base and its many prisons. The activities at the camp that have been censored and need to stop are unlawful and unfair trials, enhanced interrogation techniques, and finally abuse of prisoners inside of Guantanamo Bay, censorship of this base must be brought to a stop because this is not only unethical and moral, but it is simply un-American. In order to understand the controversy that plaques Guantanamo Bay specifically the prison. One must know the history of Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. “The United States received control of the base during the Spanish American War in 1898”.-Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia. Ever since the establishment of the base it has been filled with controversy. This is due to the fact that the land is still claimed by both nations. In 2002 is when the modern day, new controversy began. This is when the first prisoners were brought into the camp. The second the first detainees stepped foot on the prison and received their trials in 2002 it was unfair. A fair trial is right that is guaranteed to all…

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