Guantanamo and the Uighurs

Guantanamo and the Uighurs

The government and defense attorneys for seventeen Guantanamo detainees clash over a federal judge's order to release the men into the United States. Why the U.S. has held these Uighur Muslims seven years and what the judge's order may...

The government and defense attorneys for seventeen Guantanamo detainees clash over a federal judge's order to release the men into the United States. Why the U.S. has held these Uighur Muslims seven years and what the judge's order may mean for the future of Guantanamo.

Guests

Susan Baker Mannning

pro bono attorney representing the Uighur detainees at Guantanamo; partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP

Noel Francisco

attorney; former associate counsel to the President George Bush (2001-2003); former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice (2003-2005)

Nury Turkel

attorney; past president, the Uyghur American Association

Baodong Wang

spokesman and press counselor for the Chinese embassy in Washington, D.C.

Tony Fratto

White House deputy press secretary

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