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U.N. Seeks Access to Guantanamo Detainees

A group of U.N. human rights investigators says it wants to investigate reports of torture at the U.S. prison facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where detainees are being held. But the team is reporting that the United States is ignoring their requests.

Also, information about the detainees is being improperly disseminated, according to a report in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, geopolitics, and life across the globe - from the mountains of Afghanistan and the desert sands of Saudi Arabia, to the gritty prison camp at Guantanamo Bay and the pristine beauty of the Arctic.
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