Andy Worthington

[audio:http://dissentradio.com/radio/09_10_02_worthington.mp3]

Andy Worthington, author of The Guantanamo Files, discusses the decreasing number of “worst of the worst” Guantanamo prisoners, Congressional intransigence on allowing Gitmo prisoners to be held and tried in the U.S., initial court challenges to Bagram prison’s extralegal status and how Obama picks and chooses which Geneva Convention rules he abides by.

MP3 here. (22:31)

Andy Worthington writes for Counterpunch, the Future of Freedom Foundation and Antiwar.com. He is the author of The Guantanamo Files and blogs at AndyWorthington.co.uk. His movie Outside the Law – Stories From Guantanamo will soon play at select locations.