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Guantanamo Detainees' Most Requested Books From Prison Library: Harry Potter, Don Quixote, And Obama's Dreams From My Father

First Posted: 10/21/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:00 PM ET

Cuba Guantanamo

juancole.com:

Journalist Besan Sheikh recently visited the Guantanamo Bay prison facility run by the US, where al-Qaeda and other prisoners from Bush's 'war on terror' are held. (Many of the prisoners appear to have been sold by the Taliban or swept up indiscriminately in the vicinity of a battlefield). Sheikh told the pan-Arab London daily, al-Hayat [Life], that the facility's library now has 13,500 books.

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