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Ciara O'Rourke
By Ciara O'Rourke February 23, 2022

No, Hillary Clinton wasn’t taken to Guantanamo Bay

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  • This claim is unfounded and there’s no evidence to support it. 

In 2021, we debunked a false claim that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was "hanged at Gitmo," one of a series of fantastical claims about prominent Democrats being executed at the U.S. base in Cuba.

Now comes a Facebook post that says Clinton has been newly taken there. Also not true.

"Hillary coming to Gitmo," the description of a Facebook video says. Sharing the link brings up an image of Clinton with the text "Hillary is taken to Gitmo." 

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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The Facebook video itself makes no mention of Guantanamo Bay and offers proof to support the claim. We found no news reports or credible evidence that she was taken there. 

Since the Facebook claim was published, Clinton has tweeted or retweeted four times. She posted on Facebook twice. And she posted a photo of herself on Instagram promoting a new episode of her podcast. 

We rate this post Pants on Fire.


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