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The Guantanamo Files : the Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison.

Author: Andy Worthington
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first book to tell the story of every man trapped in Guantanamo.
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Worthington, Andy.
Guantanamo Files : The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison.
London : Pluto Press, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Worthington
ISBN: 9781783715534 1783715537
OCLC Number: 1036767080
Notes: 20. Endgame?
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Map; Preface; 1. "Operation Enduring Freedom"; Osama bin Laden: Wanted, Dead or Alive; "Operation Enduring Freedom"; 2. The Qala-i-Janghi Massacre; The "uprising"; The survivors' stories; 3. The Convoy of Death; Yerghanek and Qala Zeini; Sheberghan; 4. Tora Bora; Tora Bora; The survivors; 5. Escape to Pakistan: "Osama's Bodyguards"; The first group of prisoners; Religious teachers and humanitarian aid workers; 6. Escape to Pakistan: Saudis and Yemenis; The second group of prisoners; The Saudi foot soldiers. The Saudi humanitarian aid workers and religious teachersThe Yemenis; 7. Escape to Pakistan: The Diaspora; The Jalalabad connection: Europeans and North Africans; Other Europeans and North Africans; Other humanitarian aid workers and religious teachers; The Uyghurs; Detention in Pakistan; 8. Kandahar; The fall of Kandahar and the escape of Mullah Omar; The prison opens; Abusive treatment during detention; Abandoning the Geneva Conventions; Interrogations; Abuse during interrogations by the CIA and Special Forces; 9. From Sheberghan to Kandahar; Screening; Afghans transferred from Sheberghan. Pakistanis transferred from SheberghanAn Australian exception; 10. Others Captured in Afghanistan; Other foreigners transferred to Kandahar; The "spies"; Other Afghan prisoners; The Taliban prisoners; 11. Guantánamo opens; "Enemy combatants"; Intelligence failures; Camp X-Ray; The Extreme Reaction Force; 12. House Raids and Other Arrests in Pakistan; Random arrests; The first house raids; The capture of Riyadh the Facilitator; 13. The Capture of Abu Zubaydah and its Aftermath; The capture of Abu Zubaydah; Other house raids; Other random arrests; 14. Bagram; From Kandahar to Bagram. Torture and abuseAfghans sent to Bagram; Other foreigners captured in Afghanistan; Murders in Bagram; 15. Torture, Abuse and False Confessions in Guantánamo; The abusive reign of Geoffrey Miller; "Setting the conditions"; Torture and the Pentagon; The torture of Mohammed al-Qahtani; False confessions; 16. "Extraordinary Rendition," "Ghost" Prisoners and Secret Prisons; "Extraordinary rendition"; The al-Wafa prisoners; Tortured in Egypt; Mohamedou Ould Slahi; The six Bosnians; The "Dark Prison"; Rendered from Zambia; Tortured in Morocco; The "Salt Pit"; The capture of Ramzi bin al-Shibh. The Yemeni colonelRendered from the Gambia; Renditions in 2003; Captured by the Russian mafia; 17. Losing the War in Afghanistan; More murders in US custody; Capturing Karzai's men; Other betrayals; Teenagers and farmers; A sad conclusion; 18. Challenging the Law; The first challenges; Testimonies of released prisoners; Landmark decisions in the Supreme Court; Combatant Status Review Tribunals; The first Military Commissions; The Detainee Treatment Act; 19. Suicides and Hunger Strikes; The three suicides; Other suicide attempts; Hunger strikes and the abuse of the Koran; Medical malpractice.

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