Political Perspectives on 06/19/13
Victoria Brittain, joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to discuss her recent article titled; Guilty Until Proven Innocent: How to Pre- Convict an American Muslim on TomDispatch. Journalist and former editor for the Guardian, Ms Brittain is the author and co-author of 2 plays and four Books. Her latest is Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War onTerror. She'll talk about the extreme conditions American Muslims accused of "terrorism" are subjected to while awaiting trial. Held in solitary confinemen they and often their families are subject to " Special Administrative Measures" or SAP'S that serve to further isolate the accused. Tune in!