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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
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
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
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

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
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

'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

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
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

'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

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
The Banned Books of Guantánamo

'Waiting for Godot' by Samuel Beckett

The enduring absurdist drama has a long entanglement with censors and prison life.
David Leveaux
11.10.14
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