Guantanamo Witness

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October 25 Podcast

Luke Hansen, S.J., recounts his recent visit with former detainees of Guantanamo Bay.
Luke Hansen, S.J., a member of Witness Against Torture, discusses his article in the current issue of America on the Gospel call to love one's enemies and how that mandate lead to his meeting with former detainees at Guantanamo Bay. For more on the Uighur men who Luke and other members of Witness Against Torture met in Bermuda see this article from the New York Times.

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