Candace Gorman, Chicago lawyer representing 2 prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, discusses the release of al Jazeera cameraman, long-term Guantanamo prisoner Sami al-Hajj, some of the horrific circumstances of his capture, his “crime” of refusing to become an informant, the continued denial of medical treatment to her client Al-Ghizzawi who has been subject to double jeopardy after even the bogus tribunal found that he was not an “enemy combatant,” the refusal of multiple military officers to participate in the persecution of these men and the government numbers which show that 92% of the Gitmo detainees are completely innocent of ties to al Qeada.
MP3 here. (9:18)
Candace Gorman is an attorney for two Guantanamo detainees, runs The Guantanamo Blog and has written many articles for In These Times and the Huffington Post. She is the principal in the law firm of H. Candace Gorman. The firm concentrates in Civil Rights and employment litigation. The firm handles both individual and class action lawsuits for Plaintiffs under the various civil rights statutes, anti-discrimination laws and under ERISA. In 2004, Attorney Gorman argued and won a unanimous decision before the United States Supreme Court in Jones vs. R.R. Donnelley. Attorney Gorman has lectured widely on the subject of civil rights and employment litigation.