Moazzam Begg was one of the nine Britons detained in the camps at Guantanamo Bay, imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit and whose precise nature has never been determined. Abducted from his temporary home in Pakistan in the fevered weeks after 9/11, Moazzam spent three years in prison, much of it in solitary confinement, and was subjected to death threats and torture, witnessing the killings of two detainees. He was released early in 2005 without explanation or apology.
Enemy Combatant is his extraordinary, riveting story. Taking us behind the razor wire for the first time, it is shocking and gripping portrait of prison life – in a prison where nothing is as it seems and notions of justice and due process are a distant memory.
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