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Who Are the Remaining Prisoners in Guantánamo? Part Six: Captured in Pakistan (2 of 3)

6.10.10

This is the sixth part of a nine-part series telling the stories of all the prisoners currently held in Guantánamo (174 at the time of writing). See the introduction here, and Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five and Part Seven. This sixth article tells the stories of 14 prisoners seized in […]

Who Are the Remaining Prisoners in Guantánamo? Part Five: Captured in Pakistan (1 of 3)

29.9.10

This is the fifth part of a nine-part series telling the stories of all the prisoners currently held in Guantánamo (174 at the time of writing). See the introduction here, and Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Six and Part Seven. This fifth article tells the stories of 13 prisoners seized in […]

Moazzam Begg Visits Pakistan: My Return to the Scene of the Crime

26.9.10

I’m cross-posting below an extraordinary account by former Guantánamo prisoner (and Cageprisoners director) Moazzam Begg of his first visit to Pakistan since he was abducted from his house in Islamabad on January 31, 2002, and subsequently held in US custody — in Afghanistan and at Guantánamo — for three years. Moazzam’s account includes retracing his […]

Respected Think-Tank Calls Afghan War a Disaster, Says Al-Qaeda Threat is Exaggerated

9.9.10

For years, we have been told by our elected leaders that US and British soldiers have been dying in Afghanistan to prevent al-Qaeda from committing another terrorist attack, or to keep them off the streets of Britain. On December 1, 2009, announcing a “surge” of 30,000 extra troops to Afghanistan, President Obama claimed in a […]

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Investigative journalist, author, campaigner, commentator and public speaker. Recognized as an authority on Guantánamo and the “war on terror.” Co-founder, Close Guantánamo, co-director, We Stand With Shaker. Also, singer and songwriter (The Four Fathers) and photographer.
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