On the 10th anniversary of Guantanamo Bay detention facility, human rights groups is protesting its continued operation with a demonstration in front of The White House Wednesday that started at noon.

Protesters gather in Lafayette Square on Wednesday. (Jahi Chikwendiu/THE WASHINGTON POST)

The march down Pennsylvania Avenue is expected to snarl traffic in downtown Washington. Read more on that from Dr. Gridlock here.

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Activists marched through damp weather to protest the 10th anniversary of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. (Jahi Chikwendiu/THE WASHINGTON POST)

View Photo Gallery: Human rights groups are organizing events to mark the 10th anniversary of the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, while detainees are engaging in peaceful demonstrations.