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Jailed in Iran: The Story of ex-Marine Amir Hekmati

Also watch parts two and three of "Jailed in Iran," the story of Amir Hekmati, the 30-year-old Iranian-American and former Marine who has been imprisoned in Tehran for more than…
LENGTH: 15 minutes (3872 words)

Mini Masters of Reality: Unlocking the Truth Plot Metal's Future From Their Parents' Basement

In early June 2013, the digital art magazine Avant Garde Diaries released a short documentary on two African-American boys from Brooklyn who made heavy metal music. In the same month, Vice magazine…
LENGTH: 20 minutes (5006 words)

A tour of Guantanamo Bay

Guantanamo Bay, United States - A bearded man in white appeared in the narrow window that faced the gravel walkway leading to the world's most famous detention camp. He stood without a word,…
PUBLISHED: June 19, 2013
LENGTH: 15 minutes (3787 words)
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Inmates Rising: Desperate Gitmo Prisoners Tell Lawyers They Will Starve Themselves to Get Out

Detainees in Camp 4, one of the camps inside Camp Delta, at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on June 8, 2010. (Photo: Richard Perry / The New York Times)Abdulsalam Al-Hela does not understand why he and other…
LENGTH: 13 minutes (3272 words)

Obama Fails to Deliver Transparency as Cabinet Defies Requests

More than half of President Barack Obama’s cabinet agencies continue to defy open-government rules by not disclosing the cost of travel by top officials. Nine of 15 cabinet offices have yet to…
PUBLISHED: Dec. 18, 2012
LENGTH: 6 minutes (1580 words)

Latif Letter About Guantanamo Speaks From the Grave: "I Am Being Pushed Toward Death Every Moment"

Guards from Camp Five at Guantanamo escort a detainee from his cell to a recreational facility within the camp. (Photo: Petty Officer 2nd Class Kilho Park / DVIDSHUB / flickr)Explosive claims in a…
LENGTH: 15 minutes (3822 words)

Latif Autopsy Report Calls Gitmo Death a Suicide: Questions Remain

Adnan Farhan Abdul Latif. (Photo: JTF-GTMO)The cause of death has been ruled a suicide, the manner of death has not yet been disclosed. The list of unanswered questions grows. Truthout has obtained…
LENGTH: 11 minutes (2939 words)

Sold Into "a Piece of Hell:" A Death of Innocence at Gitmo

(Photo: Wikipedia)Sold for a $5,000 bounty, Adnan Latif was among the first prisoners detained at Guantanamo. A federal judge and two presidential administrations said he didn't belong there. A…
LENGTH: 20 minutes (5026 words)

Exclusive: From Hopeful Immigrant to FBI Informant - The Inside Story of the Other Abu Zubaidah

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Meet the brother of the first high-value detainee: he came to the US to pursue the American dream, spent two years in an immigration jail following the 9/11 attacks and was then…
LENGTH: 61 minutes (15352 words)