RT America -- November 10, 2015
Can Obama shut down Gitmo after a decade of human rights violations?
Since its opening at the beginning of the US “War on Terror,” Guantanamo Bay has been a scar on the American civil and human rights record, as the detention site became known for torture and restrictions of prisoners’ rights. Now, the Obama administration says it is finally going through with closing the camp. RT’s Marina Portnaya takes a look at the facility’s controversial history and Alexey Yaroshevsky analyses the future after its intended closure.
Obama, Congress to clash over closing Gitmo
While the Obama administration discusses its plans to close Guantanamo Bay, Congress is about to put up a fight over where to send the detainees after their release. Human rights lawyer David Remes joins RT’s Anya Parampil to take a look at the impending clash between Congress and the president.