A movie on Guantanamo, based on the true story of the Tipton Three, is to start showing in US theatres tomorrow June 23, amid increasing calls for shutting down the island's gulag. George Bush announced Wednesday in Vienna the US 'wants to end Guantanamo,' and send most of the detainees back to their home countries. Some would be put on trial in the US, he added though.
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