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In this episode, Moazzam Begg discusses the case of Fayiz al-Kandari, one of the last two Kuwaitis left at Guantanamo. Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Bogucki and Lt. Col. Barry Wingard, the military defense lawyers for Fayiz al-Kandari, join Moazzam in the studio.
Last week, the attorney Tom Wilner and the journalist Andy Worthington (the steering committee of the "Close Guantánamo" project) were in Kuwait to raise awareness of the ongoing detention of Fayiz Al-Kandari and Fawzi Al-Odah, the last two Kuwaiti citizens in Guantánamo, and to encourage the Kuwaiti people and the government to push for their release, after ten long years in the terrible experimental prison at Guantánamo Bay, where justice has gone missing, and arbitrary detention has become the norm.
Now that my first ever visit to Kuwait has come to an end — in which I was involved in events and discussions designed to raise the profile in Kuwait, and internationally, of the two remaining Kuwaitis in Guantánamo, Fayiz al-Kandari and Fawzi al-Odah — I feel as though I have been away from my home in London for weeks, and not just for five days, as the time was so busy.
Join former Guantanamo prisoners from around the world, and family members of those still incarcerated, on the tenth anniversary since the opening of the world's most notorious prison
Fawzi al-Odah, who lost his habeas petition, asks the Supreme Court to consider why his continued imprisonment is unjust.
Andy Worthington concludes his analysis of the Guantanamo prisoners' struggles with their habeas petitions in the Conservative Court of Appeals.