Guantánamo Diary

Guantánamo Diary

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"An unprecedented international publishing event: the first and only diary written by a still-imprisoned Guantánamo detainee. Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the United States has never charged him with a crime. Although he was ordered released by a federal judge, the U.S. government fought that decision, and there is no sign that the United States plans to let him go. Three years into his captivity Slahi began a diary, recounting his life before he disappeared into U.S. custody and daily life as a detainee. His diary is not merely a vivid record of a miscarriage of justice, but a deeply personal memoir--terrifying, darkly humorous, and surprisingly gracious. Published now for the first time, GUANTÁNAMO DIARY is a document of immense historical importance"-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316328685
Branch Call Number: 355.3432 Slahi 2015
Characteristics: xlix, 379 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Siems, Larry


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Mar 15, 2016

Very well written. Horribly sad situation, but he seems to do a beautiful job living despite everything he's endured.

Mar 25, 2015

Maybe skip the very long and detailed introduction, unless you are writing an essay on this case.


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May 09, 2016

I understand the anger and frustration of the U.S. about terrorist attacks. But jumping on innocent individuals and making them suffer, looking for fake confessions, doesn't help anybody.


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