Guantanamo Bay http://wamc.org en Medea Benjamin, Code Pink - Closing Guantanamo Bay http://wamc.org/post/medea-benjamin-code-pink-closing-guantanamo-bay <p>She interrupted the president during a foreign policy speech in may to demand the U.S. close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, and President Obama responded by saying she is worth paying attention to. Medea Benjamin, the co-founder of <a href="http://www.codepink4peace.org/">Code Pink</a>, will be at the Troy Public Library at 100 second street this Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. to talk about drones, Yemen and Guantanamo. Media Benjamin stopped in to WAMC this morning for an interview with Brian Shields.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 16:31:19 +0000 69320 at http://wamc.org Medea Benjamin, Code Pink - Closing Guantanamo Bay 5/1/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/5113-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, newsman Ray Graf and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Topics:</p><ul><li>The President vows to close Gitmo</li><li>Syria Update</li><li>Poll shows support for public surveillance</li><li>Morning After Pill easier to obtain Wed, 01 May 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 63584 at http://wamc.org "The Terror Courts" by Jess Bravin http://wamc.org/post/terror-courts-jess-bravin <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, the U.S. rounded up hundreds of suspected terrorists in Afghanistan and around the world. Many ended up at a special military detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.</p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59411 at http://wamc.org "The Terror Courts" by Jess Bravin No TV broadcast of Guantanamo 9/11 trial http://wamc.org/post/no-tv-broadcast-guantanamo-911-trial <p></p><p>SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A military judge has denied a request to allow television broadcast coverage of the Guantanamo Bay war crimes tribunal for five men charged in the Sept. 11 attacks.</p><p>Defense lawyers requested TV coverage of proceedings at the U.S. base in Cuba. But the Defense Department had authorized only closed-circuit broadcast to several military bases in the northeast U.S.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 21:22:52 +0000 Associated Press 55015 at http://wamc.org No TV broadcast of Guantanamo 9/11 trial