The Bush Administration has been a little too effective with its propaganda for their own purposes. After deciding that more than 120 detainees at the Guantánamo detention camp are eligible for transfer or release, it is proving difficult to identify countries willing to take them. This shouldn't be surprising after 5 years of U.S. officials labeling detainees as enemy combatants and dangerous terrorists. Vienna Colucci, Director of Amnesty International's Program for International Justice and Accountability said, "For so long, the presumption of innocence has sort of been thrown out the window, and they've been labeled these...hardcore terrorists, and killers, and these people would kill us all. And what that does is leads to a(n)...unwillingness on the part of other countries' governments to take them. It also puts...themselves at risk because they are perceived to be a danger to their own community."
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