A Rare Look Inside America’s Infamous Prison For Terrorists
Since the aftermath of September 11, 2001, the Guantanamo Bay detention facility has gotten plenty of ink and started plenty of debates over its shadowy treatment of terror suspects. But for all that ink and all those debates, none of us knew that much about it.
But recently, just after President Obama announced plans to close the facility, the Pentagon invited 11 journalists to tour and photograph the facility, finally providing a rare look inside.
Ricardo Mir de Francia, a journalist for the Barcelona newspaper El Periodico de Catalunya, was among those invited. And while the military refused to release a number of his photos, we can see the striking shots he did come away with at The Washington Post.
29 Of The Weirdest Animals On Earth
Some glide through the dark abyss of the ocean depths while others hang from trees in dark jungle canopies. Some sport enormous eyes while others have horned flesh or bubble gum pink skin. Some skirt the line between gorgeous and terrifying, and all are absolutely fascinating. These are 29 of the most incredibly weird animals on Earth.