Joint Task Force-Guantanamo would not address why RT is permitted to the Camp 7 detainees, nor why it is the only English-language news they get. “We don’t discuss operations in Camp Seven, period,” said Navy Commander John Robinson, a Joint Task Force spokesman.
Robinson, however, confirmed that RT is available at Guantanamo for the 26 non-Camp 7 detainees. It’s included in their Galaxy 19 satellite TV package of 200 channels in various languages: “The current list of offerings includes RT, among numerous other news sources. Detainees choose which stations, if any, they watch or listen to.