Items by Mansoor Adayfi
- August 30, 2023 Mansoor Adayfi
Despite the fact that the US routinely and openly violates the human rights of its own citizens as well as communities across the globe, Washington rarely has any qualms about condemning the violations committed by other countries. Such condemnations are almost always hypocritical, and often do more to shine...
- May 19, 2023 Mansoor Adayfi
The case of Saeed Bakhouche’s disappearance in Algeria proves that leaving Guantanamo doesn’t mean the end of the torture. For many of us, it is simply the next step to the same fate or something worse...
- February 23, 2023 Mansoor Adayfi
It was 21 years ago this month that I was flown in the belly of a US cargo plane, hooded, blindfolded, gagged and chained in an orange jumpsuit, for over 40 hours. I didn’t know where I was being taken, or why. My journey into the unknown started when I...
- June 23, 2022 Mansoor Adayfi
'It's time the US released pictures of Guantanamo's children, the waterboarding, the blood-stained walls of cells where prisoners were killed'
Held in the infamous torture prison for 14 years, Mansoor Adayfi says his experience is nothing like the sanitised images released from the camp by the US...
- November 27, 2021 Mansoor Adayfi
After 20 years of torture and indefinite and arbitrary detention, former Guantanamo detainee Abdulqadir Al-Madhfari was transferred to Yemen from his cell in a United Arab Emirates (UAE) prison. Despite being cleared of all charges, his freedom did not even last for a day. This article is in his...