Tag Archive: Moazzam Begg

British Human Rights Lawyer Gareth Peirce and “Enemy Combatant” Co-Author Victoria Brittain Blast U.S.-Run Prison at Guantanamo Bay – Democracy Now Video

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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“Worse” Than Guantanamo: U.S. Expands Secretive Prison Inside Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan – Democracy Now Transcript

The U.S. is holding 500 at the base in wire cages at the Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul in Afghanistan. Some have been detained for up to three years. They have never been charged with crimes. They have no…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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“Worse” Than Guantanamo: U.S. Expands Secretive Prison Inside Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan – Democracy Now Video

 The U.S. is holding 500 at the base in wire cages at the Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul in Afghanistan. Some have been detained for up to three years. They have never been charged with crimes. They have…
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Attorney: Former Detainees Have Repeatedly Accused U.S. of Desecrating Koran at Guantanamo – Democracy Now Transcript

In August 2003, 23 Yemeni detainees reportedly tried to commit mass suicide after a guard stomped on the Koran. In addition, the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights reported former detainees said they saw the Koran being thrown into the toilets….
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Four Remaining British Guantanamo Detainees To Be Freed – Democracy Now Transcript

The British government has announced that the four remaining British citizens held in U.S. custody at Guantanamo will be released. The four Brits are: Moazzam Begg, Feroz Abbasi, Martin Mubanga and Richard Belmar. We speak with Michael Ratner, president of…
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Four Remaining British Guantanamo Detainees To Be Freed – Democracy Now Video

 The British government has announced that the four remaining British citizens held in U.S. custody at Guantanamo will be released. The four Brits are: Moazzam Begg, Feroz Abbasi, Martin Mubanga and Richard Belmar.

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The Guantanamo Prisoners – Chapter in America’s Disappeared: Secret Imprisonment, Detainees, and the “War on Terror” (Draft) – edited by Rachel Meeropol – PDF

2004 The Guantanamo Prisoners It has been called an “American Gulag,” “A Lawless Human Warehouse,” “A Legal Black Hole,” “A Glimpse Into Our Future,” ” A Cold Storage Facility,” and the “First Off Shore Concentration Camp of the Empire.” The…
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Letter from Guantanamo: British Detainee Says He Was Subjected to Torture, Witnessed U.S. Soldiers Commit Murder – Democracy Now Transcript

Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom, based on the actual transcripts of prisoners’ letters from Guantanamo, as well as their loved ones outside. We are going to hear a clip of the actor playing Moazzam Begg, reading what he has…
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Letter from Guantanamo: British Detainee Says He Was Subjected to Torture, Witnessed U.S. Soldiers Commit Murder – Democracy Now Video

In a rare uncensored letter from Guantanamo Bay, British detainee Moazzam Begg writes that he was tortured and abused by U.S soldiers during detention and that he witnessed U.S. soldiers murder two detainees in Afghanistan. We speak with president of…
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