They were written to teach children colours and strange words but distorted versions of bouncy Sesame Street songs have been used to torture Guantanamo Bay prisons for days, it has been claimed.

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Through conversations with activists and former detainees; the film paints a picture of who Shaker Aamer is, the injustices he has endured and what his life has involved for the last decade. 

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Julian Assange of WikiLeaks interviews Asim Qureshi and Moazzam Begg about the work of Cageprisoners

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Wednesday, 02 May 2012 19:01

Shaker Aamer: husband, father and hostage

In war, numerous tactics are used to weaken the enemy with a view to its ultimate defeat. These range from bribery to insults, from ridicule and mockery to hostile propaganda, from threats of force to actual violence and expulsion. The precursor to all the above forms of persecution is a systematic process of dehumanisation.

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On the 9th anniversary since the initial disappearnce of Aafia Siddiqui Moazzam Begg is joined in the studio by Adnan Rashid of the Hittin Institute and Raza Nadim of MPAC to discuss her case

Published in Interviews
Monday, 02 April 2012 10:41

Dr Aafia Siddiqui: 9th Anniversary

Yvonne Ridley reviews the case of Aafia Siddiqui on the 9th anniversary since she first disappeared

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Burning Qurans in Afghanistan is a sure sign that the US battle for hearts and minds is lost

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Ten years ago, foreign prisoners, seized in other countries, began to arrive in the US prison at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan. 

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"The rooms were filled with corpses of brothers, their blood, excrement and waste. The water began to slowly rise and we had nowhere to escape. Anyone injured who could not stand up just drowned, right in front of us."

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Andy Worthington tells more exclusive stories directly from the notorious US prison at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan.

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Sunday, 03 April 2011 10:11

My Student, the 'Terrorist'

Pale and gaunt, he stood there, having endured three years of pretrial solitary confinement. "Alhamdullilah," he said.
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Andy Worthington on new revelations about 20 secret prisons in Afghanistan, including the notorious Tor Jail at Bagram.

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Andy Worthington tells the first stories to have emerged directly from the notorious US prison at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan.

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There are so many stories of people who get caught up In the nightly operations by American and Afghan forces. In the search for 'kill & capture' targets the net is cast wide: once a door is kicked in all males in a household are usually taken for interrogation. And it is then anyone's guess when they will be released again. One story - out of many - of how an unlucky sleep-over resulted in years of detention, and what those years were like.

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You Don’t Like the Truth – 4 Days Inside Guantanamo is a stunning documentary based on security camera footage from an encounter in Guantanamo Bay between a team of Canadian intelligence agents and Canadian citizen Omar Khadr, then a 16-year-old detainee. 

Published in Events
Sunday, 27 February 2011 15:40

Saad Iqbal Madni

For more than five years, Saad Iqbal Madni was prisoner number 743 in Guantanamo Bay. 

Published in News
Friday, 25 February 2011 17:39

A tale of two prisoners

Dr. Fawzia Siddiqui highlights the stark comparison of the treatment of the cases of US Government spy arrested in Pakisatn for murder, Raymond Davis and her sister, Dr. Aafia Siddiqui convicted in a US court for attempted murder.

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Professor Philip Zimbardo and Moazzam Begg discuss their collaboration at the Boldtalks 2011 event in Dubai last Saturday where they delivered presentations to hundreds of attendees regarding the nature of good, evil, justice and forgiveness 

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Cageprisoners' Patron Victoria Brittain reports on compelling new evidence in the case of Aafia Siddiqui.

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Friday, 15 October 2010 18:00

Hidayatullah/Hayatullah Nassim

Hidayatullah/Hayatullah is a captive last known to be in US detention in Bagram. His brother is held in Guantanamo.  

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