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Legal Hurdles Keep Scores of Prisoners Detained in Guantanamoi
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June 06, 2014 4:13 AM
It’s been more than 12 years since the administration of President George W. Bush re-opened the doors of the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. Nearly 800 detainees have been there since the onset of the so-called global war on terror. Human rights groups say the detentions are illegal, but the U.S. Government says they’re necessary, despite promises by President Obama to close the camp. Arash Arabasadi reports from Washington.

Legal Hurdles Keep Scores of Prisoners Detained in Guantanamo

Published June 06, 2014

It’s been more than 12 years since the administration of President George W. Bush re-opened the doors of the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. Nearly 800 detainees have been there since the onset of the so-called global war on terror. Human rights groups say the detentions are illegal, but the U.S. Government says they’re necessary, despite promises by President Obama to close the camp. Arash Arabasadi reports from Washington.


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