Monday, April 25, 2011

Life At Guantanamo. Wikileaks Reveals Who Is (And Was) At Guantanamo Bay Prison

The secret files include intelligence assessments of nearly 700 Guantanamo Bay detainees. (Reuters: Joe Skipper )

Military Documents Detail Life At Guantanamo -- NPR

Thousands of pages of previously secret military documents about detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison now put a name, a history and a face on hundreds of men in captivity there. The documents include details on 158 men on whom no information has ever been released.

The hundreds of classified documents — marked "secret" and "noforn," meaning the information is not to be shared with representatives of other countries — are assessments, interviews and internal memos from the Pentagon's Joint Task Force at Guantanamo. The task force was supposed to determine who the detainees were, how they might be connected to terrorism and whether they posed a threat to the U.S. and its allies in the future.

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