Mahvish Khan, Lawyer; Journalist, Author of "My Guantanamo Diary: The Detainees And The Stories They Told Me" July 16, 2008

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Mahvish Khan-Lawyer; Journalist, Author of "My Guantanamo Diary: The Detainees And The Stories They Told Me" Spurred by the detainment of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, American lawyer Khan decided to offer help to the de- tainees. Born to Afghan parents, she used her language skills as a translator, and from her time with these detainees she has written a diary that provides insights into the lives and families of those held at Guantanamo. *This program was recorded in front of a live audience on July 10, 2008 *



Mahvish Khan-Lawyer; Journalist, Author of "My Guantanamo Diary: The Detainees And The Stories They Told Me"

Spurred by the detainment of prisoners

at Guantanamo Bay, American lawyer

Khan decided to offer help to the de-

tainees. Born to Afghan parents, she used

her language skills as a translator, and

from her time with these detainees she

has written a diary that provides insights

into the lives and families of those held

at Guantanamo.

*This program was recorded in front of a live audience on July 10, 2008
*