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Five years of my life : an innocent man in Guantanamo

Author: Murat Kurnaz
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In October 2001, nineteen-year-old Murat Kurnaz traveled to Pakistan to visit a madrassa. During a security check a few weeks after his arrival, he was arrested without explanation and for a bounty of $3,000, the Pakistani police sold him to U.S. forces. He later he was flown to Guantanamo as Prisoner #61. For more than 1,600 days, he was kept in a cage and endured daily interrogations, solitary confinement, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Murat Kurnaz; Murat Kurnaz; Murat Kurnaz
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Murat Kurnaz
ISBN: 9780230603745 0230603742 9780230614413 0230614418
OCLC Number: 141854175
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: 255 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Frankfurt Airport --
Peshawar, Pakistan --
Kandahar, Afghanistan --
Kusca, Turkey --
Guantanamo Bay, Camp X-Ray / Photographs --
Bremen, Hemelingen --
Guantanamo Bay, Camp X-Ray --
Guantanamo Bay, Camp Delta --
Guantanamo Bay, Camp Echo --
Guantanamo Bay, Camp 4 --
Ramstein Air Base, Germany --
Bremen, Hemelingen.
Other Titles: Fünf Jahre meines Lebens.
Responsibility: by Murat Kurnaz ; with Helmut Kuhn ; translated by Jefferson Chase ; foreword by Patti Smith.
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'The most compassionate, truthful and dignified account of the disgrace of Guantanamo that you are ever likely to read.' -John le Carre 'I thank God that Murat kept his sanity in the hell of Read more...

 
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