Returning Home: Resettlement and Reintegration of Detainees Released from the U.S. Naval Base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba

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Nandini Iyer, Krista Kshatriya, Jonas Lerman, Laura Weitzman
Publication Date
March 1, 2009
Publication Type
Conflict, International Criminal Law, Investigations Program


After President Obama signed an executive order to close the detention facilities in Guantánamo Bay in 2009, this report was released to propose that a comprehensive plan for closing the camps should include a resettlement and reintegration program for detainees released from the facility since 2002 to overcome social stigma, unemployment, and impairments to mental and physical health.