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Ciara O'Rourke
By Ciara O'Rourke April 29, 2022

No, Hillary Clinton isn’t in Guantanamo Bay

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  • Yet another claim about Hillary Clinton being imprisoned in Cuba is false.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton eulogized her friend and predecessor, Madeleine Albright, at Albright’s funeral service on April 27. 

According to an unfounded Facebook post, Clinton was locked up at Guantanamo Bay the next day. 

"Hillary Clinton is in jail at Gitmo at the moment," the April 28 post said. 

But like the claims of Clinton’s incarceration and even death at Guantanamo Bay that came before this one, it’s unfounded and false. 

This post was flagged as part of Facebook’s efforts to combat false news and misinformation on its News Feed. (Read more about our partnership with Facebook.)

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On April 28 — the day of her supposed jailing in Cuba — she posted on Facebook about Hololcaust Days of Remembrance and recalled a visit she made to Jerusalem in 2009. Later that day, she shared a photo of herself paying tribute to Albright and recalled a recent phone call with her fellow former secretary of state.  

On April 29, Clinton tweeted an appeal to Americans to consider sponsoring a Ukrainian family fleeing from the warzone there. 

Understandably, she didn’t post anything on social media about being detained, because she wasn’t. There are no news reports to support this unfounded claim, nor any other credible sources. 

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