One Life Inside Gitmo

The U.S. government says Detainee 063 has provided invaluable intelligence. His lawyer says that the statements were coerced and that the interrogation log--published exclusively on it

The prisoner didn't trust his lawyer at the start, refusing even to speak with her. She did what she could to win his confidence, donning a hijab, the head covering worn by observant Muslim women, when she visited him at Camp Delta at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Eventually, he began to ask how his aging father in Saudi Arabia made contact with her, how he could be sure she was not another interrogator trying to extract more information from him. "He asked me the same questions over and over," says Gitanjali Gutierrez. "He desperately sought some means of...

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