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Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

An impassioned plea for freedom [Letter]

An impassioned plea for freedom [Letter]

Thanks for publishing Emad Hassan's commentary on the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay ("Detainees are human," July 15).

If I hadn't already participated in protests, letter-writing campaigns and visits to legislators with individuals and organizations to advocate for the rights of detainees and an end to torture, I might assume that Mr. Hassan's impassioned plea for his release would result in a huge public outcry for justice.

Hearing none, I can only ask your readers what more Mr. Hassan can do — and what more we can do — to help him when our own leaders have broken the law with impunity by demanding the use of torture and the inhumane treatment...