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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.
Oscar Rickett
11.14.14
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
11.13.14
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
11.13.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

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.
Emad Hassan
11.12.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

From the Gitmo Cookbook: Emad Hassan’s Zorbian at Brooklyn’s Yemen Cafe

For the last 12 years, Emad Hassan has been a prisoner at Guantánamo Bay. While his diet today consists solely of intranasally administered cans of TwoCal, he misses food from the outside world a great deal. Especially his mother's zorbian.
Matthew Zuras
11.12.14
The Banned Books of Guantánamo

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
11.12.14
behind the bars: guantanamo 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.
Alex Miller
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

An Obituary for My Friend, Adnan Abdul Latif

Adnan Abdul Latif was a Yemeni citizen who died in Guantánamo in 2012. Here, he is remembered by his friend, Emad Hassan.
Emad Hassan
11.10.14
The Banned Books of Guantánamo

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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Colonel John Bogdan Has No Nose

A fable about the former Guantánamo warden by Shaker Aamer, a British detainee.
Shaker Aamer
11.10.14
The Banned Books of Guantánamo

Banned Books of Guantánamo: 'Blasphemy' by Alan Dershowitz

Alan Dershowitz was shocked to learn that his book had been censored in Guantánamo.
Alan Dershowitz
11.10.14
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

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

It depends on which you prefer: headstrong mistakes or broken promises.
Jason Leopold
11.10.14
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