UK to Compensate Former Guantanamo Detainees

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Can your home country be sued for letting you be taken and harshly detained in another? In the case of the U.K. and former Guantanamo Bay detainees, maybe so. 16 former prisoners from the facility are suing Britain for alleged complicity in their treatment during imprisonment, and in turn the U.K. has agreed to pay nearly $80 million to settle with them out of court. 

London Bureau Chief John Burns for our partner The New York Times joins us for more on the story. 

Guests:

John Burns

Produced by:

Rupert Allman

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