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U.N. Report Calls for Closing Prison at Guantanamo

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U.N. Report Calls for Closing Prison at Guantanamo

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U.N. Report Calls for Closing Prison at Guantanamo

U.N. Report Calls for Closing Prison at Guantanamo

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A United Nations report charges that some practices at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay amount to torture. The report calls for the prison to be closed and all detainees either tried or released. The U.S. rejects those allegations and says it treats all detainees humanely.

Guests:

Con Coughlin, defense and security editor for The Telegraph

Corine Hegland, reporter for the National Journal

Robert Chesney, law professor at Wake Forest University