Thursday, November 20, 2008

Your Call 112008 Leaving Guantanamo

On the next Your Call, we're going to be talking about what to do with the approximately 250 people imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay. Only 23 have been charged with any official crime. President-elect Obama vows to restore America's moral stature in the world, but how easily will that be done in Guantanamo Bay? On the next Your Call with Sandip Roy and you.

Jennifer Daskal, Senior Counsel, Terrorism/Counterterrorism, Human Rights Watch. Jennifer was deeply involved in the discussions over US detention policy taking place in Congress during 2007 and is a leading voice in the ongoing efforts to limit the effects of counterterrorism legislation on refugee and asylum seekers.

Nadia Asancheyev, Fellow, Georgetown Center on National Security and the Law, Georgetown University Law School. Nadia has extensive experience working on Guantanamo detainee issues, including work on Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, the case that challenged the policy of military trials at Guantanamo Bay.

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