We will watch this video at the end of the lesson:
For any picture galleries, you may have to skip through ads; do not click on any ads.
Q+A or GENERAL GUIDES:
Guardian (2008) [quality UK newspaper]
LATEST NEWS STORIES:
Guardian (quality UK newspaper)
VIDEO: C4 News 2013 report (7mins)
Daily Telegraph (UK quality newspaper). 20+ images.
New York Post (USA tabloid), a pro-GitBo view?
Huffington Post (a major politics blog). It may be easier to copy pictures from this one.
Time magazine (global news mag.)
YOUNG ADULT NOVEL:
Guantanomo Boy [Amazon link]: you can read the brief description and user reviews, but you can also click LOOK INSIDE and read the start of the book! Can you find the quote from Gandhi?
Daily News (US college students)
DEFENDING G. BAY: ARGUMENTS IN FAVOUR:
Guardian (UK quality newspaper) report on US government defence.
HOW YOUNG/OLD ARE PRISONERS?
Guardian (UK quality newspaper) report. NB: the video with this story is disturbing.
THE BRITISH PRISONERS:
Guardian interview with inmate [please don't watch the video; we will watch it together later]
VIDEO: Moazzem Begg speaks about his experience as a detainee
HUMAN RIGHTS VIEW:
AUDIO: UK lawyer Clive Stafford Smith puts forward the human rights argument against G.Bay
UN condemns G.Bay practices (Guardian report)
COMEDIAN ON HUNGER STRIKE:
Daily Mail: (UK mid-market/tabloid; may be blocked) Frankie Boyle pledges to use libel award to campaign for last UK GitBo prisoner
Guardian (UK quality newspaper) report: Boyle goes on hunger strike and tweets updates.
Huffington Post (major US right-wing politics blog) on Boyle's hunger strike tweets.
Digital Spy (celebrity blog): short report on Boyle's hunger strike.
Wiki on Shaker Aamer.
US PRESIDENT OBAMA ON G.BAY:
VIDEO: I will close it...
VIDEO: Woman heckles Obama over failing to close G.Bay