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Poems from Guantánamo : the detainees speak

Author: Marc Falkoff; Flagg Miller; Ariel Dorfman
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since 2002, at least 775 men have been held in the US detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. According to Department of Defense data, fewer than half of them are accused of committing any hostile  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Falkoff; Flagg Miller; Ariel Dorfman
ISBN: 1587296063 9781587296062
OCLC Number: 493396055
Description: 1 v. (X-72 p.) ; 21 cm
Contents: They fight for peace / Shaker Abdurraheem Aamer --
O prison darkness / Abdulaziz --
I shall not complain / Abdulaziz --
To my father / Abdulla Thani Faris al-Anazi --
Lions in the cage / Ustad Badruzzaman Badr --
Homeward bound / Moazzam Begg --
Death poem / Jumah al Dossari --
They cannot help / Shaikh Abdurraheem Muslim Dost --
Cup poems 1. / Shaikh Abdurraheem Muslim Dost --
Cup poem 2 / Shaikh Abdurraheem Muslim Dost --
Two fragments / Shaikh Abdurraheem Muslim Dost --
First poem of my life / Mohammed El Gharani --
Humiliated in the shackles / Sami al Haj --
The truth / Emad Abdullah Hassan --
Is it true? / Osama Abu Kabir --
Hunger strike poem / Adnan Farhan Abdul Latif --
I am sorry, my brother / Othman Abdulraheem Mohammad --
Terrorist 2003 / Martin Mubanga --
I write my hidden longing / Abdulla Majid al Noaimi, the captive of dignity --
My heart was wounded by the strangeness / Abdulla Majid al Noaimi, the captive of dignity --
Ode to the sea / Ibrahim al Rubaish --
Even if the pain / Siddiq Turkestani.
Responsibility: edited by Marc Falkoff ; preface by Flagg Miller ; afterword by Ariel Dorfman.

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"At last Guantanamo has found its voice." - Gore Vidal"

 
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