A Man with a Flashlight


Closing Guantanamo – the case against
March 31, 2007, 7:12 pm
Filed under: Hell, Let's Call it Torture, Politics

If closed, will Guantanamo’s inmates simply be vanished? Lawyers for the detainees make the case. (A 2005 article, but the question remains open, I think.)

The Washington Post calls to close it, (also old – 2006) but points out that the government is more legally accountable for prisoners there than it is for prisoners held at military bases or disappeared by the CIA.

So closing Guantanamo might disperse the problem. Hard to stop the ball once it’s rolling, isn’t it?

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