Thursday, February 20, 2020   

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Shaker Aamer: Held in a Gulag for Over 11-years
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Shaker Aamer left the comfort of England to do charity work in Afghanistan. He went there to help build schools for girls, which should be applauded by Western governments, especially given their incessant harping on the lack of educational opportunities for women and girls in the region.

Former Gitmo guard meets with ex-inmates to apologize
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Guilt after time working at Camp X-Ray prompted ex-soldier to reach out to former inmates. Brandon Neely, 29, was a guard at Camp X-Ray when hundreds of detainees were held in grueling conditions in the open-air cages when the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay naval base opened.

Gitmo Is Killing Me
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ONE man here weighs just 77 pounds. Another, 98. Last thing I knew, I weighed 132, but that was a month ago. I’ve been on a hunger strike since Feb. 10 and have lost well over 30 pounds. I will not eat until they restore my dignity.

On the Outlandish Claim That “There is No Islamophobia”
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The FBI released hate crime statistics for the year of 2010, which showed that anti-Semitic crimes topped the list of religiously motivated hate crimes. Islamophobes have latched on to this fact to claim that “there is no Islamophobia.”

Former Guantanamo inmates tell of confessions under ‘torture’
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(CNN) — “You know what this is?” Fouad Al Rabiah asked as he held up a photograph of a cell in Guantanamo. “This is my house for eight years.” The cell is small, sterile and resembles a cage. It has a hole in the floor where the toilet is.