An Innocent in the Terror Prison The Guantanamo File on Germany's Murat Kurnaz

The Americans built Guantanamo to hold the most dangerous terrorists, but secret files show that their information on the inmates was often based just on rumors and suspicions. The file on Bremen-born prisoner Murat Kurnaz chronicles the absurd tale of an innocent man held for almost five years.
Von John Goetz und Britta Sandberg
Murat Kurnaz in a photo from 2009: The Germany-born Guantanamo inmate had neither visited a terrorist camp nor harbored ties to al-Qaida.

Murat Kurnaz in a photo from 2009: The Germany-born Guantanamo inmate had neither visited a terrorist camp nor harbored ties to al-Qaida.

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Photo Gallery: The Kurnaz File