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Feds Justify Detainment of Guantanamo Prisoners

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Feds Justify Detainment of Guantanamo Prisoners

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Feds Justify Detainment of Guantanamo Prisoners

Feds Justify Detainment of Guantanamo Prisoners

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The federal government defends using the Guantanamo Bay naval base to hold and interrogate suspected Al Qaeda and Taliban fighters. Recently officials showed reporters what it calls improved conditions under which the prisoners are being held. But human rights groups and international law experts continue questioning the detainees' lack of fundamental rights. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.

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