Guantanamo Diaries, Part 1: Gaining Trust in Cuba Attorneys Douglas Cox and Sarah Havens take up the cases of 11 detainees from Yemen -- men who have had no contact with people outside the U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay for more than three years. Gaining the trust of these men proves to be as difficult as getting to Cuba in the first place.
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Guantanamo Diaries, Part 1: Gaining Trust in Cuba

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Guantanamo Diaries, Part 1: Gaining Trust in Cuba

Guantanamo Diaries, Part 1: Gaining Trust in Cuba

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Attorneys Douglas Cox and Sarah Havens take up the cases of 11 detainees from Yemen — men who have had no contact with people outside the U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay for more than three years.

Gaining the trust of these men proves to be as difficult as getting to Cuba in the first place. The men claim they have been treated harshly during their time behind bars in legal limbo.

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