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Shafiq Rasul was Guantanamo's first detainee to challenge his 'potentially indefinite detention,' paving the way for many other detainees to do the same.

Apr. 05, 2012

Advocates for Guantanamo Bay detainees thought President Obama’s election would resolve the issue of indefinite detention. But after nearly four years in office, the opposite has occurred. Jack Goldsmith, author of Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency After 9/11 discusses the shifts in the judicial system amidst changing social pressures, civil liberties and presidents. Also, WBEZ's Odette Yousef reports from Pakistan about one man’s experiment to see if high standards can bring broad social change to his country. And, nearly 60 percent of Colombia's millions of internally displaced persons (IDPs) are women. In a mountainside settlement of IDPs above the city of Medellin, the group Creative Women of Hope live up to their name. Astrid Suarez and Ruth Goring tell Worldview about how their own group, Colombia Vive Chicago, supports the organization and women in Colombia.