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Detainees in Cuba Told of Right to Contest Charges

Detainees in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are being informed of their new rights, following a Supreme Court decision that allows them to challenge their imprisonment. Interrogations are continuing at the facility, where officials are also continuing to separate the inmates by threat levels. NPR's Melissa Block talks with NPR's Jackie Northam.

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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.
As special correspondent and guest host of NPR's news programs, Melissa Block brings her signature combination of warmth and incisive reporting. Her work over the decades has earned her journalism's highest honors, and has made her one of NPR's most familiar and beloved voices.