behind the bars: guantanamo bay

11.10.14

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

An introduction to our week of stories from the world's most notorious prison.

11.10.14

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.

11.10.14

My Time as a Guard at Guantánamo Bay

How Terry Holdbrooks entered GTMO a soldier – and left a Muslim convert.

11.10.14

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...

11.10.14

The Trials of Being the Only Imam at Guantánamo Bay

How former GTMO chaplain James Yee ended up spending months in solitary confinement.

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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.

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11.10.14

Pakistan Since Guantánamo

A question to the outside world posed by a Pakistani detainee.

11.10.14

Growing Up, Guantánamo

A number of adolescents have been held as prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. This is their story.

11.10.14

Carol Rosenberg On Covering Guantánamo

An excerpt from Carol Rosenberg's May 2014 Pringle Lecture delivered to the Columbia Journalism School's graduating class.

11.10.14

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.

11.10.14

Younous Chekkouri: My Road to Guantánamo

"I guess my tragedy starts from that first day when I was captured by bounty hunters."

11.10.14

An Obituary for My Friend, Adnan Abdul Latif

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

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