In a letter to the White House, 24 senators said the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba “has damaged America’s reputation, fueled anti-Muslim bigotry, and weakened the United States’ ability to counter terrorism and fight for human rights and the rule of law around the world.”

16 October 2018, Cuba, Guantanamo Bay: An unused portion of the U.S. detention facility. The infamous camp has now existed for almost 17 years. 40 inmates are still being held there. (to dpa “The aging prisoners of Guantánamo Bay” of 27.11.2018) Photo: Maren Hennemuth/dpa (Photo by Maren Hennemuth/picture alliance via Getty Images)