Saturday, September 15, 2012

Death at Guantanamo Bay

From the New York Times:

Adnan Farhan Abdul Latif, a Yemeni citizen and one of the first detainees sent to Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, in January 2002, died there earlier this month. There is no official autopsy report yet, but in his decade in prison he had gone on hunger strikes and made several suicide attempts.
Amnesty International
Adnan Latif, left, with Hussain Almerfedi, another Yemeni man imprisoned.

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by Baher Azmy

BEFORE he died on Sept. 8, Adnan Farhan Abdul Latif had spent close to 4,000 days and nights in the American prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. He was found unconscious, alone in his cell, thousands of miles from home and family in Yemen. READ THE REST HERE