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Mar 31, 2016

Inside Guantanamo

Inside Guantanamo

Guantanamo is the prison thast just won't go away. Maybe the US thinks if they keep it open long enough the rest of the world will forget about it and it's detainees, but this photos buy Reuters photographer Lucas Jackson will keep it alive and kicking against the shins of the mighty America.

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An X-ray table stands on the opposite side of a radiation shield inside of Joint Task Force Guantanamo's detainee hospital at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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An oxygen tank stands inside of Joint Task Force Guantanamo's detainee hospital at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Detainees talk to each other while being held in Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Soldiers attached to Joint Task Force Guantanamo walk through Camp Delta at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A detainee watches television while being held in Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Soldiers' hats rest on a table next to radios in Joint Task Force Guantanamo's detainee hospital at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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An empty cell block is pictured within Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A soldier puts on rubber gloves before interacting with detainees within a cell block that is a part of Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Soldier are reflected in the window of Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Mental Health Unit at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Items not allowed to be brought within Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI sit in a cabinet at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A detainee stacks oranges into a pile while being held in Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A detainee paces around a cell block while being held in Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A detainee stands at a table while being held in Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A detainee watches television while held in Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Navy pilots perform a preflight check as they prepare for a flight to the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, in Cuba March 21, 2016. Picture taken March 21, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Soldiers and members of the media stand outside of a large hanger inside of the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, in Cuba March 21, 2016. Picture taken March 21, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A soldier walks past concertina wire surrounding the outside of Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp Delta at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 21, 2016. Picture taken March 21, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A soldier shows entertainment options that can be given to detainees held in Joint Task Force Guantanamo's library at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A National Geographic Magazine that has been defaced by inmates is shown in Joint Task Force Guantanamo's library at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A soldier shows entertainment options that are available to detainees in Joint Task Force Guantanamo's library at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Improvised weapons are displayed on a wall by Joint Task Force Guantanamo at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Chain link fence and concertina wire surrounds Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp Delta at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A sign identifies Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp V at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A sign identifies Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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DVDs that can be borrowed by detainees rest on a shelf inside of Joint Task Force Guantanamo's detainee library at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A sign shows the location of Camp Justice where Joint Task Force Guantanamo's military commissions take place at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 21, 2016. Picture taken March 21, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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The United States flag flies inside of Joint Task Force Guantanamo Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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The United States flag decorates the side of a guard tower inside of Joint Task Force Guantanamo Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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The United States flag flies inside of Joint Task Force Guantanamo Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A soldier speaks to media about the detainee library within Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp Delta at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Chain link fence and concertina wire surrounds Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp Delta at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Chain link fence and concertina wire surrounds Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp Delta at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Chain link fence and concertina wire surrounds a deserted guard tower within Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp Delta at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 21, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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The United States flag flies inside of Joint Task Force Guantanamo Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A ship moves through the water inside of the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 21, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A sign displays the motto of Joint Task Force Guantanamo at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 21, 2016. Picture taken March 21, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A sign welcomes visitors to the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 21, 2016. Picture taken March 21, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A sign advertises public transportation available inside of the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 21, 2016. Picture taken March 21, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A sign identifies Joint Task Force Guantanamo's closed down Camp I at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Concertina wire surrounds Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp Delta at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 21, 2016. Picture taken March 21, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Chain link fence and concertina wire surrounds Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp Delta at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Medicines stand on shelves inside of Joint Task Force Guantanamo's detainee hospital at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Soldiers attached to Joint Task Force Guantanamo relax on a beach inside the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 21, 2016. Picture taken March 21, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A sample cell is displayed within Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A U.S. Navy sailor (L) walks with soldiers in Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A soldier shows an arrow that points to Mecca inside of sample cell within Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A soldier attached to Joint Task Force Guantanamo briefs visiting members of the media within Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A protected television set hangs above a cell block within Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A soldier monitors detainees movements within a cell block that is a part of Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A pain chart with writing in Arabic hangs on the wall inside of Joint Task Force Guantanamo's detainee hospital at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A soldier dons a plastic face shield before interacting with detainees within a cell block that is a part of Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A soldier monitors a detainee closing a gate within a cell block that is a part of Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Soldiers attached to Joint Task Force Guantanamo brief visiting members of the media within Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A soldier attached to Joint Task Force Guantanamo stands in the detainee library at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A soldier attached to Joint Task Force Guantanamo walks past a sign posted at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A detainee watches television while being held in Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A sign displaying the day's fire danger level is seen behind a soldier inside of the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, in Cuba March 21, 2016. Picture taken March 21, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A detainee sits at a table while being held in Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A detainee lifts a paper bag within Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp VI at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 22, 2016. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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