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Banned Books of Guantánamo: 'An American Slave' by Frederick Douglass

Douglass has been embraced by America, but not the bosses at Gitmo.


From the Gitmo Cookbook: Biryani at Tayyab's East London Curry House

The Guantánamo detainee Ahmed Rabbani's favorite dish is a Tower of Babel made of food, a multi-story parking garage starring rice.


Banned Books of Guantánamo: 'Blair's Wars' by John Kampfner

The author on why his book exposing Tony Blair and George W. Bush is banned in Guantánamo.


Younous Chekkouri: My Road to Guantánamo

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


Banned Books of Guantánamo: 'Cruel Britannia: A Secret History of Torture' by Ian Cobain

Ian Cobain totally gets why his book is banned from Gitmo.


Banned Books of Guantánamo: 'The Merchant of Venice' by William Shakespeare

This banned book reflects the "legal nightmare" of Gitmo, argues Melvyn Bragg.


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."


What Happens When I Try to Give My Guantánamo Guards Presents

I once gave a guard a gift, if you can consider chocolate milk a gift. He refused it with a fierce look, as if I were trying to bribe him.


Banned Books of Guantánamo: 'Crime and Punishment' by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

If I were running an illegal detention center in a distant no man's land where prisoners could be held indefinitely and without trial I wouldn't want detainees to read Fyodor Dostoyevsky's masterpiece Crime and Punishment either.


My Time As a Guard at Guantánamo Bay

How Terry Holdbrooks entered Gitmo a soldier and left a Muslim convert.


Growing Up Guantánamo

International juvenile justice standards identify child soldiers first and foremost as victims in need of representation and rehabilitation. Still, a number of adolescents have been held as prisoners at Guantánamo Bay.


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

An introduction to the first installment of our new series from VICE Global Editor Alex Miller.