Friday, May 10, 2013

Watch Today's Briefing on the Guantanamo Detainees

Participants spoke about a recent report on detainee treatment at the Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba which confirmed the use of torture. They also talked about continuing efforts to transfer or charge detainees, and urged the Obama administration to be more aggressive in closing the prison. They responded to questions from the audience.

Panel members: Rep. Jim Moran (VA), Kristine Huskey (Assistant Professor), Pardiss Kebriaei (attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights), Lawrence B. Wilkerson (retired United States Army Colonel and former chief of staff to United States Secretary of State Colin Powell), Dr. George Huntsinger ( ordained Presbyterian minister and Hazel Thompson McCord Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, NJ. )

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