EBOOK READ (Fünf Jahre meines Lebens Ein Bericht aus Guantánamo) Õ Murat Kurnaz

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This book is devastating and I wonder if anyone who isn t already convinced that Guantanamo should ave been closed long ago will read it The very sky is stolen from Kurnaz the passage where e writes of this loss is particularly moving who was known to be innocent in 2002 and continued to waste away in Guantanamo for four years It does not ave the literary uality of Night by Wiesel for example Dangerous Heat hence the four stars rather than five but it is an important book and that Kurnaz survives at all is a testament tois spirit and faith I m sure some readers will doubt the many instances of torture that Birds, Beasts, and Bandits he recounts but with all the many revelations that ourighest members of government were involved in setting the rules for Famouz harsh interrogation tactics I see little reason to doubtim Regardless even if e ad been treated with constant kindness The Man in the High Castle he was imprisoned for five years without due process of law and known to be innocent for four of those and it is unbearable I used to wonderow Americans in the 40 s could bear the internment of Japanese Americans the turning back of boatloads of Jewish people to extinction in Germany the racism directed against American soldiers of color but now I understand the feeling of powerlessness that must Essays from the Visit of Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas to Heidelberg have gripped so many dismayed by wrongs done by their own government If you read this book and it moves you consider joining Amnesty International s fight to close Guantanamo I wish I knew of that could be done Still in the midst of all the suffering Kurnaz thinks always of the other people aroundim saves scraps of bread to feed the birds and lizards and indulges in a thousand other small kindnesses that are a testament to the goodness and A Taste of Darkness (Mackenzie Vampires humanity that can be present anywhere This book just left me stunned scarred devastated and depressed It s reallyard not to develop anti American sentiments after reading it For a country that takes great pride in its justice system and calls itself the flag bearer of In Darkest London humanitarianism this book is truly a slap on itsypocritical face What s sickening is that even to this day there are many Americans who favor and fully support the activities which take place at Guantanamo bay This is just one account of an innocent man who Naturalistless had to bear all that torment Lord knowsow many Murats will end up sharing a similar fate I first learned of this account whilst watching an interview with John Le Carre who based The MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques for Every Hunter and Angler his book A most wanted man on Murat s case Le Carre is the master of cold war spy literature Indeed whatappened to Murat is a result of corrupt US Babys Mealtime hegemony in the cold war aftermathMurat a twenty year old Turkish citizen and a legal resident in Germany decided to travel to Pakistan to study the Koran He was traveling on a bus whene was taken by the police thrown in jail and sold to the Americans It transpired that the US military and intelligence agents relied on I The Miracle Equation hoped like many other lawyers involved in defending Guantanamo detainees to vindicate a principle that there should be no prison beyond the law Baher Azmy lawyer for Murat Kurnaz The US compound in Guantanamoas for the most part been shrouded in secrecy Until the exposure of torture practices during the Bush administration following the September 11th attacks I The Dawn of Modern Thought had unfortunately not given much thought to such a place Over the passing years with reports surfacing about the treatment of detainees Obama s broken promise to clo. In October 2001 nineteen year old Murat Kurnaz traveled to Pakistan to visit a madrassa During a security check a few weeks afteris arrival The Infamous Ellen James (Infamous, he was arrested without explanation and for a bounty of 3000 the Pakistani police soldim to US forces He was first taken to Kandahar.

Hopes those who are still enduring such despicable treatment in Cuba are as religious as Mr Kurnaz Faith in God can be clung to in a place like that but faith in man will not last forever under such abuse Mine was shaken by merely the account of it This washorrific A truly eye opening account of one of the darkest times in US Samael Aun Weor, The Absolute Man history Read for academic purposes finished reading Five Years of my Life in Guantanamo by Murat Kurnaz He s a Turkish student born in Germany who got sent to Guantanamo Bay for no reasonWhatappened Bush began war on terrorism Fed s gave 5000 bribes to Pakistanis to find terrorists so they turned in their neighbors the doctor who they owed bills to and lots of Islamic students some aged 13 What s good about the book is this Turk is a writer with compassion and a great sense of the absurd He describes the camps in detail all the torture techniues like waterboarding breaking of arms legs and dismemberment denying sleep food water and air and constant interrogations of prisoners chained inside tiny metal cagesActually the German Special Forces visited and were really impressed by the level of torture they presented the US commanders with their newest sub machine gun All in the background FREEDOM placards McDonalds and the Star Spangled Banner playingSo why was Dragonfrigate Wizard Halcyon Blithe (Halcyon Blithe, he released In 2006 Supreme Court judge declared the Military Tribunals unconsitutional 2 lawyers got personally involved filing a writ ofabeas corpus and managed to get security clearance to represent Mr Kunaz After 2 years of trying they appealed to the new woman chancellor of Germany who personally asked Mr Bush to Satria dari Negeri Tayli 1-28 helpAfter months of negotiatione was released As a seasoned Goethean Science human rights activist iave read and reread report after report about the violations of Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets! human rights of individuals andave grown used to it However after reading Mr Kuranz s account of Digital Crossroads his 5 imprisonment i am absolutely stunned I am stunned atow cruel one uman being can be to another In this case the US soldiers who acted as mr Kurnaz s captors As familar i am with things like the Universal Declaration of uman rights the geneva convention rules of engagement and the army field manual as guidelines for conduct in conflicts The things tthe US government did to The Einstein Theory of Relativity him were far above anythinge warrentedas an enemy combatant I won t go into the things done to this innocent man except that ironically the thing i think i found most disturbing was Kurnaz s discovery that How to Negotiate Your First Job his captors were secretly spitting inis food and serving it to im This book personifies the accounts of others like im ie the film The Road To GuantanamoIt is a moving testimony to the depths that people Kurnaz s captorscan sink to in the name of fighting a war against terror and proof that everyone deserves to be treated Perfect Justice (Ben Kencaid, humainly easy to read tough toear Murat Kurnaz is a Mulsim from Germany with Turkish decent He The Literary Relationship of Lord Byron and Thomas Moore happened to be in Pakistan studying Islan when the US went to war with Afkanistan The Pakistanis pickedim up and delivered Suggestions for Marketing Small Timber him to the US military for 3000 He was innocent but still waseld in Kandahar and Guantanamo in both places New Exploration he was tortured In fact the torture techniues reminded me of those in How to Catch a Vampire that was frightning The torture was by our own country I did wonder if all this coupld be true My five stars is based on Murat being truthful If it comes oute lied I would give the book 3 stars. In August 2006 Kurnaz was released with acknowledgment of is innocence Told with lucidity accuracy and wisdom Kurnaz's story is both sobering and poignant an important testimony about our turbulent times when innocent people get caught in the crossfire of the war on terroris.

Se Guantanamo and the ongoing incarceration of detainees without trials my interest and disgust as builtAfter the war in Vietnam former American POWs spoke of the orrors they endured while imprisoned behind enemy lines There are those veterans among us who still suffer the mental anguish and nightmares from those days in Vietnam I ve eard them screaming out windows of the local VA The Ecology, Exploitation and Conservation of River Turtles hospital How then can we as a nation not be disgusted at the fact that our own government is inflicting the same torturous and unjust practices on perceived enemy combatants We do not stand for our own being tortured but we turn a blind eye to the torture of those who are not like us Hypocrisy and doublethinkMurat Kurnaz outlinesis five years of being detained unlawfully and without evidence within Guantanamo The Medicine and Religion horrorse describes torture endless interrogations cruel soldiers The Hockey Saint (Forever Friends, humiliation malnutrition sound along the lines of brutal concentration camps than the description of an American detention center He speaks simply andonestly about Valentino his time there exposing the reader tois inner thoughts and uestions is compassion for other detainees some in their early teens and another man who is in is early 90s and Shunned his everlastingope of release kept alive by Craving (Willow Creek, his religious faith Even ifalf of what Murat describes within the pages of Five Years of My Life is true it should be enough to turn the stomachs of any Oba, the Last Samurai human being American or otherwise This nation was built on principles of euality and fairness yet our government sees fit to deny these principles to anyone of their choosing regardless of justification Five Years of My Lifeas a few glitches Yonen Buzz, Volume 1 (Yonen Buzz, here and there withow the book was arranged and minor editing choices I found awkward at times but the overall book is a uick and engaging read It feels as though you are sitting down with Murat in a casual conversation There are no passages of data or thoughts of conspiracy Not atred aimed at America as a whole This is a man who simply wanted to share is story as a The Wood Demon human being subjected toorrible timesThe most unfortunate thing about this book is that many will not read it Many will choose to ignore the First Shapes horrors the American government inflicts upon others while keeping it under wraps Endless torture accomplishes nothing except the debasement ofumanity If I Dispatches from Dystopia had to beonest I don t know that I d be able to endure the treatment Murat was subjected to As I read through Max and the Tom Cats (More Bob Books for Young Readers, Set II, Book 8) his recollections of solitary confinement beatings torture and exhaustion all I could think was that even I as a born and raised white male American wouldave broken down and confessed to anything the officials in Guantanamo Ancient World had asked me to whether it was true or not Prior to reading this book Iad reread Orwell s 1984 The similarities between O Brian s torture and breakdown of Winston are eerie to say the least Has fiction finally started turning to reality Have we got the Fighter humanity in us to turn things around This was as might be expected a difficult book to read I feelowever that it is important for those of us who can do things like vote in US presidential elections to understand the full measure of atrocities committed against fellow Събрани разкази, Том 5 human beings in the name of our national security and freedom I was astonished at the level of cruelty this man endured especially forim to come out the other side with The Real James Herriot honor dignity and a sense of self intact Part of me. Afghanistan wheree was severely mistreated and then two months later e was flown to Guantanamo as Prisoner #61 For than 1600 days e was tortured and lived through ell He was kept in a cage and endured daily interrogations solitary confinement and sleep deprivation Finally.

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EBOOK READ (Fünf Jahre meines Lebens Ein Bericht aus Guantánamo) Õ Murat Kurnaz

Murat Kurnaz is a Turkish citizen and legal resident of Germany who was wrongly held in extrajudicial detention by the United States at its military base in Kandahar Afghanistan and in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp Cuba for five yearsOfficials of the United States and Germany had largely concluded in early 2002 that the accusations against Kurnaz were groundless but he was detained for fiv