People's Best Intention Could Actually Make Prisoner Lives Worse

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President Obama's plan to transfer Guantanamo detainees to super-max prisons in the U.S. could actually worsen their conditions of detention:

"Guantanamo Bay is not as exceptional as we might like to imagine," argue Monia Mazigh and Azeezah Kanji at "Physical and psychological abuse are not restricted to spaces expelled from the normal American legal system. American prison brutality did not begin at Guantanamo, and will not end with its long-promised closure."

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