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Inside a creaking Guantanamo Bay: Boss of prison camps says it's in a 'bad condition' as photos reveal simple cells, prisoners mingling and meals on wheels for the last 40 inmates

These pictures reveal the inside of a creaking Guantanamo Bay as U.S. military bosses struggle for funds to maintain a prison they say is in 'bad condition'. 
The photos, offering a rare look inside the detention facility in Cuba, show the simple cells in which prisoners are kept as well as a medical operating room and communal areas. 
Further glimpses of life in the prison include U.S. soldiers bringing meals on wheels for detainees, a piece of baklava pastry wrapped in plastic film ready to be given to inmates and a set of instruments to test their vision. 
Guantanamo remains an active military prison after Donald Trump signed an order to keep it open last year but military chiefs believe the camp's uncertain future has left it struggling for funding.  
Prisoner: A detainee at Guantanamo Bay walks in Camp VI of the detention facility in Cuba, which remains open
Prisoner: A detainee at Guantanamo Bay walks in Camp VI of the detention facility in Cuba, which remains open 
A U.S. soldier holds a set of keys while a colleague stands behind him inside the Camp VI detention facility at Guantanamo
A U.S. soldier holds a set of keys while a colleague stands behind him inside the Camp VI detention facility at Guantanamo 
A cell with items given to detainees is seen inside the facility which remains an active military prison 17 years after it opened
A cell with items given to detainees is seen inside the facility which remains an active military prison 17 years after it opened
One of the detainees prepares to place a sign to denote the beginning of time for prayer at Guantanamo Bay's Camp VI
One of the detainees prepares to place a sign to denote the beginning of time for prayer at Guantanamo Bay's Camp VI 
A sparrow sits on razor wire at Guantanamo Bay in front of the stars and stripes of the U.S. flag at Guantanamo Bay
A sparrow sits on razor wire at Guantanamo Bay in front of the stars and stripes of the U.S. flag at Guantanamo Bay 
As a result the camp is starting to deteriorate with many facilities 'in bad condition' and stains of feces and urine still on the wall from when inmates have attacked guards. 
Barack Obama transferred some 197 prisoners out of Guantanamo but was unable to persuade a Republican-dominated Congress to close the site in Cuba, after promising to do so during his 2008 campaign. 
The military prison, established in 2002 in the wake of 9/11 and George W. Bush's declaration of a War on Terror, still holds 40 prisoners today. 
Navy Admiral John Ring told ABC11 that the facility needed repairs, saying: 'This was closing for eight years then it was kind of a hold what you got.
'And now it's like who knows what's going to happen. So a lot of our facilities are in bad condition so we've looked at a few things.'   
Three of the detainees interact inside the detention facility which remains open despite longstanding efforts to shut it down
Three of the detainees interact inside the detention facility which remains open despite longstanding efforts to shut it down
U.S. Army Spc. Jermell Hinnant sits on his bed in a building he shares with several other soldiers at Guantanamo Naval Base
U.S. Army Spc. Jermell Hinnant sits on his bed in a building he shares with several other soldiers at Guantanamo Naval Base
A piece of baklava - a dessert pastry originating in the Middle East - is covered in plastic film to be taken to detainees
A piece of baklava - a dessert pastry originating in the Middle East - is covered in plastic film to be taken to detainees 
An American soldier delivers meals on wheels to the 40 remaining detainees. Almost 200 left under Barack Obama
An American soldier delivers meals on wheels to the 40 remaining detainees. Almost 200 left under Barack Obama
At its height in July 2003 the camp held about 680 prisoners. Over time, a total of nearly 800 passed through the facility. 
Most of the releases occurred under Mr Bush, who ultimately agreed the detention center should close. His administration freed 540, sometimes dozens at a time, to countries around the world. 
The Obama administration ultimately failed to close the center because it deemed some detainees not releasable and Congress prohibited moving any of them to the U.S. mainland.  
The huge complex s part of a huge naval base which the US is charged $4,000 rent a year for, although former Cuban leader Fidel Castro allegedly never cashed the check out of protest.
The base is located on the eastern tip of Cuba and was leased by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903 for 2,000 gold coins – or $4,085 a year - in the aftermath of the Spanish-American war. 
A U.S. soldier uses his radio microphone outside one of the cells. At its peak the detention facility held around 680 prisoners
A U.S. soldier uses his radio microphone outside one of the cells. At its peak the detention facility held around 680 prisoners
The view from inside a cell: A U.S. soldier stands in a corridor as seen through an opening in a cell door in Camp VI
The view from inside a cell: A U.S. soldier stands in a corridor as seen through an opening in a cell door in Camp VI 
In the months after 9/11 many of the inmates were captured in Afghanistan and transported by the U.S. military to Guantanamo's Camp X-Ray.
They were allegedly tortured by special CIA agents, using techniques such as waterboarding in order to gather intelligence on the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden.
Obama disavowed the use of torture but Trump has taken a harder line, saying that 'we have to fight fire with fire' against extremists. 
He said after taking office in January 2017 that he wanted to do 'everything within the bounds of what you're allowed to do legally'. 
A padded cell stands open inside the Guantanamo detention facility which military chiefs believe needs additional funding
A padded cell stands open inside the Guantanamo detention facility which military chiefs believe needs additional funding
An operating room sits ready inside the Camp VI detention facility at Guantanamo Bay which President Trump has kept open
An operating room sits ready inside the Camp VI detention facility at Guantanamo Bay which President Trump has kept open
U.S. Navy Commander Adam Bashaw stands at Guantanamo Bay between instruments used to check the detainees' vision
U.S. Navy Commander Adam Bashaw stands at Guantanamo Bay between instruments used to check the detainees' vision
A U.S. soldier demonstrates the closing of a cell door at Guantanamo, where 40 prisoners are currently being detained
A U.S. soldier demonstrates the closing of a cell door at Guantanamo, where 40 prisoners are currently being detained 
Items given to detainees are seen on a bunk, reflected in a mirror, inside the Camp VI detention facility at Guantanamo Bay
Items given to detainees are seen on a bunk, reflected in a mirror, inside the Camp VI detention facility at Guantanamo Bay 

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