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Guantanamo Bay: Jailer and jailed remember camp opening


Former guard Brandon Neely and two ex-prisoners Shafiq Rasul and Ruhal Ahmed have given the BBC their eyewitness accounts of the arrival of the first detainees at Guantanamo Bay eight years ago.

Images of detainees at the camp in Cuba wearing goggles and orange jumpsuits caused an instant international outcry when they were first published.

The three men agreed to be reunited for a BBC documentary after the ex-jailer used Facebook to contact the two Britons to express his remorse for his part in their imprisonment.

He was their guard for the first six months of the two and a half years they spent at Guantanamo before they were released without charge in 2004.


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