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Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom

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Weaving together personal stories, legal opinion and political debate, Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom looks at the questions surrounding the detentions in Guantanamo Bay and asks how much damage is being done to Western democratic values during the “war on terror.” A critical success in London, it has now recently opened in New York.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Oberon Books
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Aug 26, 2012 rated it really liked it
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This is really a tough play to read, and I imagine it would be absolutely devastating to see performed. As Americans/Westerners we are all implicated in the detention/torture camp at Guantanamo Bay because we allowed our government to open and run it.

This play is in the emerging documentary theatre tradition, which takes the words of actual participants (and in many cases, victims) of historical events and structures them in a kind of mesh of voices to provide an alternative (i.e., non-official)
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