“I’ve been here for three years and the past three years, whatever I say, nobody believes me. They listen but they don’t believe me,” says a chicken farmer accused of torturing jailed Afghans as a high-ranking member of the Taliban.
Most of the prisoners’ testimonies at the prison – which now holds about 540 people from 40 countries – haven’t been made public, though the tribunals were open to press coverage. Because of Guantanamo’s remoteness, it was difficult for reporters to stay for indefinite periods.
I still find it apalling the exacting precision in creating the Gitmo prison to be in a legal limbo due to it’s geography and jurisdiction. I can’t believe anyone thinks it is a good idea to jail anyone indefinitely without trial. What the hell kind of country is this?