12-year old sent to US concentration camp (Guantanamo)

Submitted by Eternity on Thu, 08/27/2009 - 23:56.

Times Online- One of the youngest and most controversial prisoners in Guantánamo, Mr Jawad is now finally a free man after being flown back to Kabul on Monday and reunited with his family and friends.

But after seven years in custody - six of them in Guantánamo - he faces a long struggle to pick up the pieces of his lost childhood and teenage years, and to build a future for himself in a country still at war.

"This is one of the happiest moments in my life - to be back in Afghanistan after all this time," he told The Times.

"I hadn't done anything - they took me for nothing. All I could do was hope that one day I'd be free and back home in Afghanistan with my mother."  Read more.

 

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