| Bagram: The Annotated Prisoner List
(Andy Worthington) posted 01/29/2010
... the first ever list of 645 prisoners held, as of September 22, 2009, in the US prison at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan (the Bagram Theater Internment Facility), which has ...
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Video Shows 747 Crash After Takeoff At Bagram Airfield
(InformationLiberation) posted 05/01/2013
For those who don't know, the US' Bagram Air Base houses a massive hellish prison/torture center described as worse than Abu Ghraib.
Here's the background on this in ...
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United States transfers Bagram prison to Afghan control
(Reuters) posted 09/11/2012
KABUL (Reuters) - The United States handed control of the controversial giant Bagram prison and its 3,000 suspected Taliban inmates to Afghan authorities on Monday, amid conce ...
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Three senior Al-Qaeda leaders escaped Bagram prison: Pentagon official
(AFP) posted 11/03/2005
He was among four detainees who escaped on July 10 from a detention center at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan and are still at large, the Pentagon official said, spea ...
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Afghanistan prison 'quietly expanded'
(Raw Story) posted 02/26/2006
... and Eric Schmitt:
Pentagon officials have often described the detention site at Bagram, a cavernous former machine shop on an American air base 40 miles north of Kab ...
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U.S. Defends Conditions at Bagram Prison
(London Guardian) posted 02/26/2006
... York Times on Sunday reported that inmates are held by the dozen in wire cages at the Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul - some for as long as two or three years without acc ...
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U.S. to build new massive prison in Bagram
(Glenn Greenwald) posted 09/19/2011
... cuts, it late last week solicited bids for the construction of a massive new prison in Bagram, Afghanistan. Posted on the aptly named FedBizOps.Gov website which it uses ...
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Bagram Eyed as Latest ‘New Guantanamo’
(Antiwar) posted 03/23/2010
First it was Hardin, Montana, then it was Standish, Michigan. Thomson, Illinois won the Gitmo sweepstakes formally, and officials are planning to buy their empty prison even t ...
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How did Al Qaeda operatives escape Afghan jail?
(Al Jazeera) posted 11/09/2005
... in orange jumpsuit, able to break out of the top-security detention center in Afghan's Bagram air base near Kabul? How did they manage to cut across the giant military ba ...
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Taxi to the Dark Side
(Taxitothedarkside.com) posted 10/29/2007
... and, especially, without trial?
Five days after his arrest Dilawar died in his Bagram prison cell. His death came within a week of another death of a detainee at Bag ...
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Taxi to the Dark Side
(BBC) posted 03/14/2008
... especially, without trial?
Five days after his arrest Dilawar died in his Bagram prison cell. His death came within a week of another death of a de ...
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U.S. soldier sentenced for detainee abuse
(AP) posted 01/29/2006
... Company C, 926th Engineer Battalion when the incident occurred. He has been detained at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, pending transfer to Kuwait for four months of dete ...
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Pentagon: Top al-Qaida Operative Escaped
(AP) posted 11/02/2005
... confirmed Tuesday evening that al-Farouq escaped from a U.S. detention facility in Bagram, Afghanistan, on July 10. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because o ...
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Mainstream media ignored torture, homicide
(Raw Story) posted 09/10/2006
... seen a press release from the U.S. military announcing the death of a prisoner at its Bagram Air Base. Soon thereafter the military issued a second release about another ...
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US battles Iraq and Afghanistan over detention without charges
(Glenn Greenwald) posted 11/20/2012
... US fulfill its commitment to turn over all prisons, including the notorious facility at Bagram, to Afghan control, but here is one major impediment [emphasis added]:
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Photo of A Detainee Held By The United States With Face Wired, Lips Sewn, Red Eyes
(Wikileaks) posted 07/24/2008
... wiring is clearly non-medical. The location of the detainee is unknown, possibly the US Bagram Theater Internment Facility in Afghanistan. Although there is a resemblance ...
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CIA still hiding 'ghost' captives
(The Times) posted 09/10/2006
... the CIA supplies the interrogators. It says there are several hundred detainees still at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan, none of whom has been named by the Pentagon.
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Fox News host: 15 year-old detainee ‘maybe deserved’ harsh treatment.
(Think Progress) posted 07/17/2008
... Khadr — who was just 15 years old when captured — was tortured while held by the U.S. in Bagram, Afghanistan, where “he was repeatedly brought into interrogation rooms on ...
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Unredacted documents reveal prisoners tortured to death
(Raw Story) posted 02/13/2009
... Department interrogation operations. Church specifically calls out interrogations at Bagram Air base in Afghanistan as 'clearly abusive, and clearly not in keeping with a ...
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New lawsuits challenge Congress's detainee act
(Christian Science Monitor) posted 10/06/2006
... Cuba. The other was filed on behalf of 25 detainees being held among some 500 men at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan.
The new suits join more than 400 other det ...
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