UK foreign minister urges closure of Guantanamo detention camp Angela Onikepe at 4:31 AM ET
[JURIST Europe] UK Foreign Office Minister Kim Howells [official profile] has warned that operations at the US detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba [JURIST news archive] threaten democracy and has urged the closing of the facility in order to restore faith in the "shared values" of Britain and the US. The outspoken minister, charged with overseeing British policy in the Middle East in the name of UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, was speaking Tuesday in the House of Commons [official website].
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