Scott Horton Interviews Andy Worthington
Andy Worthington, author of The Guantanamo Files, discusses the nearly 75% success rate of Guantanamo detainee habeas hearings, why Gitmo inmate Mohammed Hassan Odaini – despite winning his habeas case and being cleared for release by the Bush and Obama administrations – remains in custody, the government’s incredibly flimsy evidence against the so called “worst of the worst” and how Washington political games and moral cowardice prevents justice from being served.
MP3 here. (20:40)
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 documentary movie Outside the Law: Stories From Guantanamo is available on DVD.