GITMO

The Sick Day Issue

A Gift From Guantanamo Bay

'VICE' correspondent Gianna Toboni tells us about the Qur'an she was given by a former Guantanamo Bay guard.
Gianna Toboni
9.26.16
News

A Lawyer for Guantánamo Inmates Explains ​Why 'Guantánamo North' Is a Terrible Idea

"When people call for Guantánamo to be closed, it is simply shorthand for a more comprehensive demand to end torture and arbitrary, indefinite imprisonment without trial or fair process."
Ramzi Kassem
8.25.15
News

The Feds Are Suing New York City Because Rikers Island Is a Hellhole

US Attorney Preet Bharara says Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking too long to reform the notoriously horrific collection of jails.
John Surico
12.19.14
Chicken

The Politics of Food: Inside Guantanamo Bay's Kitchen

Gianna Toboni goes on a riveting tour of Gitmo, uncovering the very interesting politics of the camp's kitchen—and finding out what the food is like for the prisoners that aren't on hunger strike.
Hilary Pollack
12.1.14
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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
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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

'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
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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
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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

'Blasphemy' by Alan Dershowtiz

"I was shocked to learn that my book had been censored in Guantánamo."
Alan Dershowitz
11.10.14
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Colonel John Bogdan Has No Nose

A fable about the former Guantánamo warden by detainee, Shaker Aamer.
Shaker Aamer, Illustrations: Molly Crabapple
11.10.14
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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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