• Publication date: May 6, 2009

MBC4 airs a special episode of CBS's 60 Minutes on the rehabilitation of Saudi Guantanamo returnees

On Thursday, MBC4 will broadcast a special episode of the CBS News show 60 Minutes about the efforts exerted by the Saudi government to rehabilitate the returnees from Guantanamo, from sending private jets to bring them back from the detention camp and deliver them safely to their families to enrolling them in rehabilitation programs that aim at facilitating their reintegration in society.

On Thursday, MBC4 will broadcast a special episode of the CBS News show 60 Minutes about the efforts exerted by the Saudi government to rehabilitate the returnees from Guantanamo, from sending private jets to bring them back from the detention camp and deliver them safely to their families to enrolling them in rehabilitation programs that aim at facilitating their reintegration in society.

These efforts reflect the Saudi government's commitment to its previous pledge to offer the necessary psychological and educational care for the ex-detainees.

The episode features interviews with returnees who were enrolled in the program as well as with psychologists in charge of the rehabilitation.

60 Minutes is one of the most important and top-rated investigative T.V. shows. Besides high viewer rates, 60 Minutes is extremely influential both on the level of the American public as well as the administration and the process of decision-making. The show's popularity is attributed to its daring approach and its determination to reveal the truth and expose corruption whether inside or outside the United States.

To watch the original edition of the episode as aired on CBS and to read viewer comments, click on the following link:

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/04/30/60minutes/main4980766.shtml