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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
The Banned Books of Guantánamo

'Blair's Wars' by John Kampfner

The author on why his book exposing Blair and Bush is banned in Gitmo.
John Kampfner
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
The Banned Books of Guantánamo

'Blasphemy' by Alan Dershowtiz

"I was shocked to learn that my book had been censored in Guantánamo."
Alan Dershowitz
11.10.14
The Banned Books of Guantánamo

'The Diary of a Young Girl' by Anne Frank

The starkest difference between the captivity of Anne Frank and those in Guantánamo Bay is that Anne Frank and her family were in hiding. It must be so surreal for those in Guantánamo to know that the whole world knows they're there.
Ariel Levy
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
The Banned Books of Guantánamo

'Trainspotting' by Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh has no fucking idea why his book is banned from Gitmo.
Irvine Welsh
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
The Banned Books of Guantánamo

'A Most Wanted Man' by John le Carré

In banning my novel, the custodians of Guantánamo have once again demonstrated their sensitivity and respect for human dignity.
John le Carré & John Sutherland
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Obama and Bush: How Do the Presidents Compare on Guantánamo Bay?

It depends what you prefer: headstrong mistakes or broken promises.
Jason Leopold
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

Cooking Ahmed Rabbani’s Biryani at Tayyab's East London Curry House

It's the Guantánamo detainee's most-missed dish.
Oscar Rickett
11.10.14
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