Saber Lahmer is one of the six 'Bosnian Arabs' who were quite literally kidnapped by US agents from outside a Sarajevo courthouse where they had just been acquitted of terrorism related charges. What followed next was a horrifying ordeal in the Kafkaesque story that is Guantanamo. After being held without charge for over eight years Saber Lahmer was eventually released and resettled in France.
Cageprisoners Director Moazzam Begg met up with him at a conference in Paris to mark the ninth anniversary since the opening of the US prison in Cuba. The following is a transcript of the interview conducted between the two.
Andy Worthington reports on the tour of Poland, with Moazzam Begg, of the film "Outside the Law: Stories from Guantanamo".
ميامي (الولايات المتحدة) - رويترز - كشف محامي سجين أفغاني توفي في معتقل غوانتانامو أخيراً، أن موكله انسحب من قوات حركة «طالبان» لأنه إعتبرها فاسدة، ولم يكن «بأي حال» عدواً للولايات المتحدة.
Andy Worthington on the sad death at Guantanamo of an Afghan prisoner, held for nine years without charge or trial.
Contrasting treatment for two former Guantanamo prisoners from Tunisia - one freed from a Tunisian prison, the other sentenced in Italy.
Andy Worthington laments the return of the Military Commissions at Guantanamo, and tells the stories of the men facing trials.
Andy Worthington on Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani's life sentence, and why it should lead to further Guantanamo trials in federal court.
Andy Worthington challenges the Pentagon's propaganda about former Guantanamo prisoners "returning to the battlefield."
What now for the former Guantanamo prisoners imprisoned in Tunisia, and those still in Guantanamo or released in other countries?
Cageprisoners releases the latest update on the report Fabricating Terrorism. This study will be presented to the UK inquiry into British complicity in rendition and torture.
Andy Worthington on the omissions and distortions in a US judge's decision to deny the habeas petition of an Algerian.
The world’s most renowned psychologist Dr. Philip Zimbardo, the man behind the controversial “Stanford Prison Experiment” to join former Gitmo guard and prisoner in Dubai discussions
Video from a rally outside The White House in Washington D.C. on the 9th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo.
A moving statement, which was read out at a rally outside The White House on the 9th anniversary of Guantanamo.
Andy Worthington explains the shocking truth about Guantanamo on the 9th anniversary of the prison's opening.
Another anniversary of America's illegal detention camp comes round and the president's closure order remains unfulfilled
Khalid is a British citizen originating from Libya. He is currently detained in Lynton Green prison having pled guilty under duress to ‘criminal damage and affray’ by allegedly knocking his own gas pipe and complaining that a police person was verbally abusive to him.
Teaching Poetry to Prisoners – with Talha Ahsan’s Poetry Tutor Pat Winslow & Mike Marqusee
Response to the government report: "Tackling extremism in the UK"
Extradition and Guantanamos at home : Injustice & Talha Ahsan
Forgotten Women of the "war on terror"
More Syria-related police raids but no evidence of threat to UK
The prevent strategy: a cradle to grave police-state
Julian Assange: 'it's not just the Muslims'
CAGE releases new report on government counter-terorrism excesses
CAGE letter published in Evening Standard newspaper
Citizenship: a right or a privilege?
One after the other: Niqab, segregation and now the cartoon controversy