Filmmaker Held in Detention Camps

Cyrus Kar went to the mid-East to film his documentary about an ancient Persion empire. He was picked up in Baghdad and is now in "a frightening netherworld of American military detention in Iraq – charged with no crime but nonetheless unable to gain his freedom or even tell his family where he is being held."

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"I didn’t blame him for wanting to go," said Kamyar Abdi, an anthropologist at Dartmouth College who toured archaeological sites in Iran with Mr. Kar last year. "But I didn’t think under the present circumstances that it was a very good idea."