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Tuesday, October 5, 2004

  • Letter from Guantanamo: British Detainee Says He Was Subjected to Torture, Witnessed U.S. Soldiers Commit Murder

    Beggweb

    In a rare uncensored letter from Guantanamo Bay, British detainee Moazzam Begg writes that he was tortured and abused by U.S soldiers during detention and that he witnessed U.S. soldiers murder two detainees in Afghanistan. We speak with president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, Michael Ratner. [includes rush transcript]

  • Plight of Guantanamo Detainees Brought to New York Stage

    Guan_play

    A new play in New York titled "Guantanamo: Honour-Bound to Defend Freedom" portrays the plight of British detainees at the U.S. naval base in Cuba. The script is based on the spoken and written testimony of Guantanamo detainees, family members, lawyers and public officials. We hear an excerpt of a reading of Moazzam Begg. [includes rush transcript]

  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Guantanamo, President Bush and the Invasion of Iraq

    Tutu

    Once a leading campaigner against apartheid, former South African Archbishop, Desmond Tutu has become a vocal critic of the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay. We speak with the Nobel Peace Prize winner about the similarities between Guantanamo Bay and apartheid in South Africa, President Bush and the invasion and occupation Iraq. [includes rush transcript]

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