12:32am

Mon January 13, 2014
Politics

Today on Your Call: What’s the state of Guantanamo today?


On today's Your Call, we will mark the 12th anniversary of the United States prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The latest National Defense Authorization Act eases restrictions on the transfer of detainees. Who is being held at there? And what are the experiences of prisoners inside Guantánamo Bay prison?  Join the conversation and call in with your questions, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar.

Guests:

Andy Worthington, co-founder of the “Close Guantánamo” campaign, and the author of The Guantánamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison 

Ramzi Kassem, associate professor of Law at the City University of New York

Sharon Adams, vice-president of the National Lawyers Guild, SF Bay Area Chapter.  She is also the chair of the NLG's Committee Against Torture

Web Resources:

Andy Worthington

The Guardian: Today marks the 12th anniversary of America's Guantánamo prison disgrace

FT: Twelve years on, prisoners of Guantánamo Bay face divergent paths

ACLU: Guantánamo by the Numbers [Infographic]

Reuters: U.S. lawmakers blast Guantanamo's $2.7 million per prisoner cost

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