behind the bars: guantanamo bay

behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Behind the Bars: Guantánamo Bay – An Editor's Letter

An introduction to our week of stories from the world's most notorious prison.
Alex Miller
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

The Declaration of No Human Rights

My extended periods in solitary confinement have led me to conclude that the US government have already adopted the DNHR.
Shaker Aamer, Illustrations: Tom Scotcher
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

My Time as a Guard at Guantánamo Bay

How Terry Holdbrooks entered GTMO a soldier – and left a Muslim convert.
Terry Holdbrooks, Illustrations: James Burgess
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Yemen’s Proposed GTMO Rehab Centre Isn’t Making Much Progress

Although President Obama has made assurances that Yemen is the model for counterterrorism success during his administration, an initiative to build a rehabilitation centre to house repatriated Guantánamo detainees from that country is showing little...
John Knefel
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

The Trials of Being the Only Imam at Guantánamo Bay

How former GTMO chaplain James Yee ended up spending months in solitary confinement.
Oscar Rickett
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Why Hasn't Obama Closed Guantánamo?

I think the President came to realise, 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.
Marc Ambinder
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Pakistan Since Guantánamo

A question to the outside world posed by a Pakistani detainee.
Saba Imtiaz
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Growing Up, Guantánamo

A number of adolescents have been held as prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. This is their story.
Andrea Jones
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Carol Rosenberg On Covering Guantánamo

An excerpt from Carol Rosenberg's May 2014 Pringle Lecture delivered to the Columbia Journalism School's graduating class.
Carol Rosenberg
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

The Prosecutor

Morris Davis was the third Chief Prosecutor of the Guantánamo military commissions. His job was to direct the efforts to prosecute the detainees.
Simon Childs
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Younous Chekkouri: My Road to Guantánamo

"I guess my tragedy starts from that first day when I was captured by bounty hunters."
Younous Chekkouri
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

An Obituary for My Friend, Adnan Abdul Latif

The Yemeni citizen who died in Guantánamo is remembered by a friend.
Emad Hassan
11.10.14
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