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Future Uncertain for Former Guantanamo Detainees

As rumors circulate about the closing of the U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, many detainees find themselves trapped in legal limbo. Many are barred from returning to their countries of origin, and those who can return home face consequences ranging from unemployment, to ostracism, to torture.

Jackie Northam, NPR's national security correspondent

John Bellinger III, legal adviser to the Secretary of State

Sabin Willett, partner with the law firm Bingham McCutchen; represents Uighur prisoners at the U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay

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