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Is Kenya building Africa's Guantanamo?

Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has announced that his country will build a prison designated for terror suspects that he believes could “spread...poison” to ordinary prisoners. Some observers call the project “Africa’s GITMO”. Many detained suspected and convicted terrorists in Kenya are of Somali origin. We talk about what this prison could mean for Somali-Kenyan relations with Ahmed Samatar, professor and dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship at Macalester College. Guest: Ahmed Samatar is a professor and dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship at Macalester College.

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