behind the bars: guantanamo bay
The Guantánamo detainee Ahmed Rabbani's favorite dish is a Tower of Babel made of food, a multi-story parking garage starring rice.
I think the president came to realize, quite early on, that closing Guantánamo and rejecting indefinite detention were promises he had to break in order to give the rest of his counter-terrorism policy room to breathe.
I guess my tragedy starts from that first day when I was captured by bounty hunters.
Morris Davis was the third Chief Prosecutor of the Guantánamo military commissions. His job was to direct the efforts to prosecute the detainees.
Although President Obama has made assurances that Yemen is the model for counterterrorism success, an initiative to build a rehabilitation center to house repatriated Guantánamo detainees from that country is showing little progress.
I once gave a guard a gift, if you can consider chocolate milk a gift. He refused it with a fierce look, as if I were trying to bribe him.
For the last 12 years, Emad Hassan has been a prisoner at Guantánamo Bay. While his diet today consists solely of intranasally administered cans of TwoCal, he misses food from the outside world a great deal. Especially his mother's zorbian.
How Terry Holdbrooks entered Gitmo a soldier and left a Muslim convert.
International juvenile justice standards identify child soldiers first and foremost as victims in need of representation and rehabilitation. Still, a number of adolescents have been held as prisoners at Guantánamo Bay.
An introduction to the first installment of our new series from VICE Global Editor Alex Miller.
A fable about the former Guantánamo warden by Shaker Aamer, a British detainee.
In order for a prisoner to be cleared every single US government agency with a stake in national security affairs has to sign off on his release.