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Art Censorship at Guantánamo Bay

Erin Thompson in The New York Times: “Moath al-Alwi’s prayer rug is stained with paint. Every day, he wakes before dawn and works for hours on an elaborate model ship made from scavenged materials —…


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Art from Guantánamo

Erin Thompson in the Paris Review: “The authorities hired an art instructor, under whom detainees produced the type of earnest exercises, shaded contours of apples and empty glasses, you might expect to see in a…