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AP: Records reveal Guantanamo stories

Some boast they were Taliban fighters. Others – an invalid, a chicken farmer, a nomad, a nervous name-dropper – say they were in the wrong place at the wrong time when they were plucked from Afghanistan, Pakistan or other countries and flown to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Their stories are tucked inside nearly 2,000 pages of documents the U.S. government released to The Associated Press under a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. Representing a fraction of some 558 tribunals held since July, the testimonies capture frustration on both sides – judges wrestling with mistaken identity and scattered information from remote corners of the world, prisoners complaining there’s no evidence against them. Full Story

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