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Inside Guantanamo

A group of detainees observe morning prayer before sunrise inside Camp Delta, October 28, 2009. 


REUTERS/DoD/Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcos T. Hernandez

A group of detainees observe morning prayer before sunrise inside Camp Delta, October 28, 2009. REUTERS/DoD/Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcos T. Hernandez

A group of detainees observe morning prayer before sunrise inside Camp Delta, October 28, 2009. REUTERS/DoD/Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcos T. Hernandez
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Detainees pray in a communal area of Camp Six, March 18, 2011. 

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Detainees pray in a communal area of Camp Six, March 18, 2011. REUTERS/DoD/Petty Officer 1st Class David P. Coleman

Detainees pray in a communal area of Camp Six, March 18, 2011. REUTERS/DoD/Petty Officer 1st Class David P. Coleman
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A detainee learns typing skills during a life skills class in Camp Six, October 20, 2010. 


REUTERS/DoD/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elisha Dawkins

A detainee learns typing skills during a life skills class in Camp Six, October 20, 2010. REUTERS/DoD/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elisha Dawkins

A detainee learns typing skills during a life skills class in Camp Six, October 20, 2010. REUTERS/DoD/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elisha Dawkins
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US Navy guards escort a detainee through Camp Delta,  June 10, 2008. 

REUTERS/DoD/1st Lt. Sarah Cleveland

US Navy guards escort a detainee through Camp Delta, June 10, 2008. REUTERS/DoD/1st Lt. Sarah Cleveland

US Navy guards escort a detainee through Camp Delta, June 10, 2008. REUTERS/DoD/1st Lt. Sarah Cleveland
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Detainees sit together inside the Camp 6 detention facility at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba, May 31, 2009. 



REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool

Detainees sit together inside the Camp 6 detention facility at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba, May 31, 2009. REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool

Detainees sit together inside the Camp 6 detention facility at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba, May 31, 2009. REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool
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A holding pen used to transfer prisoners and materials is seen in an an unoccupied communal cellblock at Camp VI,  March 5, 2013. 

REUTERS/Bob Strong

A holding pen used to transfer prisoners and materials is seen in an an unoccupied communal cellblock at Camp VI, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

A holding pen used to transfer prisoners and materials is seen in an an unoccupied communal cellblock at Camp VI, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong
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A selection of lunch meals offered to detainees are displayed in a food preparation area, March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

A selection of lunch meals offered to detainees are displayed in a food preparation area, March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

A selection of lunch meals offered to detainees are displayed in a food preparation area, March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong
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Automobile magazines are among the reading material available at the detainee library, March 7, 2013. 


REUTERS/Bob Strong

Automobile magazines are among the reading material available at the detainee library, March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

Automobile magazines are among the reading material available at the detainee library, March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong
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A Guantanamo detainee's feet are shackled to the floor as he attends a "Life Skills" class inside the Camp 6 high-security detention facility, April 27, 2010. REUTERS/Michelle Shephard/Pool

A Guantanamo detainee's feet are shackled to the floor as he attends a "Life Skills" class inside the Camp 6 high-security detention facility, April 27, 2010. REUTERS/Michelle Shephard/Pool

A Guantanamo detainee's feet are shackled to the floor as he attends a "Life Skills" class inside the Camp 6 high-security detention facility, April 27, 2010. REUTERS/Michelle Shephard/Pool
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Items which are given to Afghan detainees are displayed, May 1, 2002. 
REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Items which are given to Afghan detainees are displayed, May 1, 2002. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Items which are given to Afghan detainees are displayed, May 1, 2002. REUTERS/Joe Skipper
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An interrogation room is shown where detainees are interviewed at Camp Delta, July 28, 2004. On the floor in the center of the room is an eye bolt where detainees can be chained, if needed.  REUTERS/Joe Skipper

An interrogation room is shown where detainees are interviewed at Camp Delta, July 28, 2004. On the floor in the center of the room is an eye bolt where detainees can be chained, if needed. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

An interrogation room is shown where detainees are interviewed at Camp Delta, July 28, 2004. On the floor in the center of the room is an eye bolt where detainees can be chained, if needed. REUTERS/Joe Skipper
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Detainees participate in an early morning prayer session at Camp IV, August 5, 2009. REUTERS/Deborah Gembara

Detainees participate in an early morning prayer session at Camp IV, August 5, 2009. REUTERS/Deborah Gembara

Detainees participate in an early morning prayer session at Camp IV, August 5, 2009. REUTERS/Deborah Gembara
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Trays of halal meat for detainee meals are stored in a refrigeration unit, March 7, 2013.


 REUTERS/Bob Strong

Trays of halal meat for detainee meals are stored in a refrigeration unit, March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

Trays of halal meat for detainee meals are stored in a refrigeration unit, March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong
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The interior of an unoccupied cell showing standard issue clothing given to prisoners is seen at Camp VI, March 5, 2013. 


REUTERS/Bob Strong

The interior of an unoccupied cell showing standard issue clothing given to prisoners is seen at Camp VI, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

The interior of an unoccupied cell showing standard issue clothing given to prisoners is seen at Camp VI, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong
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A detainee does pull-ups inside an exercise area, April 27, 2010. REUTERS/Michelle Shephard/Pool

A detainee does pull-ups inside an exercise area, April 27, 2010. REUTERS/Michelle Shephard/Pool

A detainee does pull-ups inside an exercise area, April 27, 2010. REUTERS/Michelle Shephard/Pool
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A bulletin board includes a posting on Geneva Convention rights and detainee rules at an exercise yard at Camp 5, July 23, 2008.


 REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen

A bulletin board includes a posting on Geneva Convention rights and detainee rules at an exercise yard at Camp 5, July 23, 2008. REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen

A bulletin board includes a posting on Geneva Convention rights and detainee rules at an exercise yard at Camp 5, July 23, 2008. REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen
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Military Police at camp X-Ray escort a detainee to an interrogation room, February 6, 2002. 


REUTERS/Marc Serota

Military Police at camp X-Ray escort a detainee to an interrogation room, February 6, 2002. REUTERS/Marc Serota

Military Police at camp X-Ray escort a detainee to an interrogation room, February 6, 2002. REUTERS/Marc Serota
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A detainee reads a newspaper in a communal cellblock at Camp VI, March 5, 2013. 



 REUTERS/Bob Strong

A detainee reads a newspaper in a communal cellblock at Camp VI, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

A detainee reads a newspaper in a communal cellblock at Camp VI, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong
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A detainee prays within the grounds of Camp Delta 4, June 27, 2006.  

REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool

A detainee prays within the grounds of Camp Delta 4, June 27, 2006. REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool

A detainee prays within the grounds of Camp Delta 4, June 27, 2006. REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool
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No photography signs are posted on the fence surrounding Camp Delta, March 6, 2013.    REUTERS/Bob Strong

No photography signs are posted on the fence surrounding Camp Delta, March 6, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

No photography signs are posted on the fence surrounding Camp Delta, March 6, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong
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Books in Arabic are seen on shelves at the detainee library, March 7, 2013. 


REUTERS/Bob Strong

Books in Arabic are seen on shelves at the detainee library, March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

Books in Arabic are seen on shelves at the detainee library, March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong
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Water bottles are stripped of paper labeling as a security precaution at Camp VI, July 23, 2008. They are stored in an unoccupied cell pod at the camp. 


REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen

Water bottles are stripped of paper labeling as a security precaution at Camp VI, July 23, 2008. They are stored in an unoccupied cell pod at the camp. REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen

Water bottles are stripped of paper labeling as a security precaution at Camp VI, July 23, 2008. They are stored in an unoccupied cell pod at the camp. REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen
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Detainees talk together inside the open-air yard at Camp 4, May 31, 2009. 

REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool

Detainees talk together inside the open-air yard at Camp 4, May 31, 2009. REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool

Detainees talk together inside the open-air yard at Camp 4, May 31, 2009. REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool
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An inmate reaches near his cell at Camp Delta, July 23, 2008. REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen

An inmate reaches near his cell at Camp Delta, July 23, 2008. REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen

An inmate reaches near his cell at Camp Delta, July 23, 2008. REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen
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A cell for a noncompliant detainee at Camp 5, June 26, 2006.  

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A cell for a noncompliant detainee at Camp 5, June 26, 2006. REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool

A cell for a noncompliant detainee at Camp 5, June 26, 2006. REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool
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Weeds and flowers grow near the fence at Camp X-Ray, March 7, 2013.    REUTERS/Bob Strong

Weeds and flowers grow near the fence at Camp X-Ray, March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

Weeds and flowers grow near the fence at Camp X-Ray, March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong
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Harry Potter movies are among the titles available at the detainee library inside Camp Delta, March 7, 2013. 


REUTERS/Bob Strong

Harry Potter movies are among the titles available at the detainee library inside Camp Delta, March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

Harry Potter movies are among the titles available at the detainee library inside Camp Delta, March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong
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A room used for meetings between lawyers and their clients at Camp VI, March 5, 2013.   REUTERS/Bob Strong

A room used for meetings between lawyers and their clients at Camp VI, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

A room used for meetings between lawyers and their clients at Camp VI, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong
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A detainee holding an apple gestures while talking with other detainees at a steel table set with a bottle of honey, inside a common area at Camp 6, May 31, 2009. 


REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool

A detainee holding an apple gestures while talking with other detainees at a steel table set with a bottle of honey, inside a common area at Camp 6, May 31, 2009. REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool

A detainee holding an apple gestures while talking with other detainees at a steel table set with a bottle of honey, inside a common area at Camp 6, May 31, 2009. REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool
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A downloaded and printed official Muslim prayer schedule sits next to a prayer rug in Camp 5, January 21, 2009. 

 REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool

A downloaded and printed official Muslim prayer schedule sits next to a prayer rug in Camp 5, January 21, 2009. REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool

A downloaded and printed official Muslim prayer schedule sits next to a prayer rug in Camp 5, January 21, 2009. REUTERS/Brennan Linsley/Pool
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The Exercise yard at Camp 6, July 23, 2008. Inmates are allowed two hours of exercise per day. 


REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen

The Exercise yard at Camp 6, July 23, 2008. Inmates are allowed two hours of exercise per day. REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen

The Exercise yard at Camp 6, July 23, 2008. Inmates are allowed two hours of exercise per day. REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen
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The interior of an unoccupied communal cellblock at Camp VI, March 5, 2013.   REUTERS/Bob Strong

The interior of an unoccupied communal cellblock at Camp VI, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong

The interior of an unoccupied communal cellblock at Camp VI, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong
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The front gate of Camp Delta,  September 4, 2007. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

The front gate of Camp Delta, September 4, 2007. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

The front gate of Camp Delta, September 4, 2007. REUTERS/Joe Skipper
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A detainee gestures outside his cell as a guard passes by at Camp Delta, July 23, 2008. 

REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen

A detainee gestures outside his cell as a guard passes by at Camp Delta, July 23, 2008. REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen

A detainee gestures outside his cell as a guard passes by at Camp Delta, July 23, 2008. REUTERS/Randall Mikkelsen
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