The Guantanamo Bay Detention Center, the U.S. military prison where detainees have reported horrific accounts of abuse and torture, is finally expected to close after a long delay. According to The New York Times, a Pentagon plan outlining the closure is expected in the coming week.

The remaining detainees will likely be transferred to Centennial Correctional Facility in Colorado or other sites in South Carolina and Kansas. The plan reportedly details transportation and facilities costs that may go along with the detainees if moved.

The selection of a U.S. prison to take the Guantanamo detainees would first require congressional approval, which lawmakers have said is not likely to happen.

The facility, which Amnesty International once called the “Gulag of our times,” now holds 112 detainees, with 53 are eligible for transfer.

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