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In pictures: Guantanamo protests

Amnesty International activists in Paris protest in front of a replica of the Statue of Liberty (6 January)

Anti-war activists have staged protests in several cities around the world demanding the closure of the US prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Members of human rights group Amnesty International protest in Budapest, Hungary

The demonstrations marked the fifth anniversary of the first "war on terror" detentions.

German human rights activists protest in Berlin (Sign reads: "No flights into torture")

The facility was set up at a US base in Cuba after the invasion of Afghanistan to interrogate "enemy combatants".

A silent protest in Turkey's capital Ankara demanding the closure of Guantanamo Bay prison camp

About 75 of some 400 detainees are expected to face military tribunals, while others face indefinite detention without trial.

Protesters gather in front of the American embassy in London

In London, crowds of protesters gathered outside the American embassy. Activists say the detainees should be either charged or released.

Muhammad and Anas El- Banna hand in a petition at 10 Downing St, calling for the release of their father from Guantanamo

Muhammad and Anas El-Banna delivered a petition to the British prime minister for the release of their father Jamil El-Banna, held since 2003 on suspicion of having terrorism links.

Anti-war activists near the US prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

In Cuba, a group of 12 international activists marched on the prison camp from the capital, Havana.

Former Guantanamo prisoner, Briton Asif Iqbal, takes part in a protest in Cuba

They included a British former detainee, Asif Iqbal, and family members of another man still being held at the naval base.

Anti-war activists near the US prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

The protesters reached the end of the Cuban military zone which borders the US naval base, before they were prevented from going further by the Cuban authorities.






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