“It sends a message loud and clear that what President Bush has been doing in the war on terror is illegal. If we are going to win this fight, it is important that we fight it with the rule of law and by the ideals on which the U.S. stands.” — Zachary Katznelson, senior counsel for Reprieve, which provides free legal representation to 36 Guantanamo Bay detainees.
I guess it’s important to add that shutting down the prison really isn’t the answer. Shut this one down, another will open. There are black sites all around the world.