The New York Times published secret photos from Guantánamo – ČT24 – Czech Television

Military photographer Jeremy Lock said he understood the security reasons why prisoners were treated in this way, but at the same time the technique of blocking sight, hearing and mouth reminded him of his own air force training to prepare soldiers for survival in captivity. The NYT published photos taken by military photographers. One of … Read more

Former Guantanamo prisoner sues Canada – USA

MONTREAL/GUANTANAMO – A former Guantanamo detainee has filed a lawsuit against Canada over the Canadian authorities’ role in his incarceration at the notorious US prison. Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of the best-selling book “Guantanamo Diary,” accuses the Canadian authorities of making false statements about his time as a Montreal resident in 1999. This led to … Read more

Who is the Algerian who was imprisoned without trial in Guantanamo Bay for 20 years?

Correspondent Lucas Waagmeester: “Of the nearly 800 detainees held on the peak in Guantanamo Bay, it has become clear that many of them have never had anything to do with Al Qaeda or terrorism. They were held on vague suspicions, without ever having a decent charge or trial against them.” That is why, according to … Read more

Who is the Algerian who was imprisoned without trial in Guantanamo Bay for 20 years?

Correspondent Lucas Waagmeester: “Of the nearly 800 detainees held on the peak in Guantanamo Bay, it has become clear that many of them have never had anything to do with Al Qaeda or terrorism. They were held on vague suspicions, without ever having a decent charge or trial against them.” That is why, according to … Read more

Mark Two Decades of Guantanamo Prison, United States Frees Five Prisoners

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta -The United States has approved the release of five detainees from the Gulf military detention facility Guantanamo, Because. As reported CNN on Thursday 13 January 2022, the decision was taken as the prison marks 20 years this week since it opened under President George W. Bush, months after the September 11, 2011 attacks. … Read more

Lithuania pays $110,000 to Guantanamo Bay detainee

Lithuania has paid more than $110,000 (almost $100,000) to Abu Zubaydah, a Palestinian held captive by the United States in the Guantanamo Bay terrorist prison in Cuba. That reports the British daily The Guardian Monday. The money is intended to compensate for the fact that Lithuania allowed the CIA, the US foreign intelligence agency, between … Read more

Cuba, Grand Hotel Guantanamo – La Stampa

NEW YORK. When in 2009 Barack Obama ordered the closure of the Guantanamo prison, it immediately emerged that between the abolitionist intentions of the former American president and the reality of the facts there was an impending wall. The bricks of which rested on the legal mess around which the prison was built four months … Read more

Detained 20 Years at Guantanamo, Al-Qaeda Member Raped by CIA Medical Staff

Jakarta – “I was raped by CIA medical staff.” Such was the statement of Majid Khan, a member of al Qaeda who was detained for nearly two decades at the US naval base at Guantanamo, Cuba. Khan, who was born in Saudi Arabia and raised in Pakistan, was sentenced Friday to 26 years in prison … Read more

A former inmate of Guantánamo breaks the silence. “They fed me rectally” – o2

Majid Khan, 41, lived in the suburbs of Baltimore prior to the 2001 series of attacks. The man was arrested as one of the first high-ranking members of the Al-Qaeda terrorist network. In 2003-2006, he was to be subjected to “in-depth interrogations” by the CIA at the Guantánamo camp. On Thursday, Khan told a court … Read more