Most of the 166 detainees at Guantanamo Bay may never see a day in court. They may never be released from the detention centre in Cuba.
Among the only ways they will ever get to express themselves is through art.
Compliant detainees at Guantanamo are allowed to take art classes, among other privileges. These classes are the only place where detainees feel free to be themselves without pressure from others, according to the cultural advisor on base, a 50-something Iraqi named Zak.
Some of the work, which hangs in the detainee library at Camp Four, is hauntingly beautiful.
The Guantanamo detainee library is behind the fence here at Camp Delta, not far from where sharpshooters were stationed in the darker early days.
Camp Delta has no detainees today — they've been moved to newer facilities — but their presence remains.
That presence is felt most potently here in the library where detainee artwork goes up one hallway wall ...
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