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After Eight Years in Guantánamo,
He Yearns to Return

New York Times, by Carlotta Gall

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 2/17/2017 11:45:21 AM

Tunis - Dressed in a thick jacket and wool hat on a cool winter evening, counting the coins for his bus fare, Hedi Hammami looks like any other Tunisian on his way to work. But he walks with a limp and sometimes pauses midspeech and screws up his face in pain. “That’s Guantánamo,” he explains. After eight years as a detainee in the United States detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, he says he still suffers from headaches, depression and anxiety attacks from the torture and other mistreatment he says he suffered there, even six years after his release. Married with two children now and employed as a nighttime

Definitely "fake news." This GITMO 0bama graduate should be called, not a "snowflake," but a "snowball."


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Reply 1 - Posted by: hpmatt, 2/17/2017 11:49:06 AM     (No. 11159546)

what a sweet man...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/17/2017 11:49:17 AM     (No. 11159547)

If you were there you deserved it, SHUT UP!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Flipper3, 2/17/2017 11:52:26 AM     (No. 11159550)

My B.S. detection meter was registering off the charts.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 2/17/2017 11:59:22 AM     (No. 11159560)

So Guantanamo wasn´t so bad after all - three square meals a day, prayer mats, Korans, free medical and dental, an exercise yard, and so on.

If he walks with a limp, it isn´t because he was "tortured." He probably injured himself exercising, attacking or throwing feces at the guards.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Polecat49, 2/17/2017 12:12:34 PM     (No. 11159580)

BS. Article is just one more reason for the nyslimes to go out of business. They keep printing LIES against the United States and doing their best to stab Americans in the back.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/17/2017 1:01:38 PM     (No. 11159643)

Crippled at Guantanamo? Maybe on the soccer field.

What a bunch of rubbish propaganda.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: cdr, 2/17/2017 1:22:20 PM     (No. 11159665)

NY Times writing is awful at best.

Wasting ink on a this .

Why not highlight the plight of American patriots

Liberalism is a mental disorder.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: losgatos, 2/17/2017 1:59:34 PM     (No. 11159698)

My heart breaks for him. NOT.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: danvillebill, 2/17/2017 2:03:09 PM     (No. 11159700)

Thanks for posting an article I will never read.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: rolfnader, 2/17/2017 2:05:33 PM     (No. 11159702)

Ahmed actually hurt himself practicing for a pantsbomb attack as soon as he got kicked out of the Gitmo Biltmore.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: miceal, 2/17/2017 2:19:51 PM     (No. 11159712)

Why haven´t we executed at least ONE of these animals?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: hoosierblue, 2/17/2017 2:36:41 PM     (No. 11159725)

And he was there, why?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: kewmac, 2/17/2017 2:51:10 PM     (No. 11159742)

I see that the ´dint du nuffin´ movement has spread to North Africa.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ocho reales, 2/17/2017 3:25:06 PM     (No. 11159796)

Poor Baby! Just happened to be wandering around Pakistan and his paperwork ended up in Osama´s files. Just a little bureaucratic mixup I´m sure. Sent to Gitmo instead of the Club Med. Shame! Was tortured at Gitmo. Sure, we all know how tough things were at Gitmo and how they tortured everybody who showed up there. Then released. No job. No prospects, no job re-training. Should have been enrolled in a university somewhere. Perhaps Harvard could have taken him. Obviously was deprived right from the get-go. I suggest he be allowed into the US on a green card, be given a job at the VA and counseling to turn his life around. Are you all in support????

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Reply 15 - Posted by: citizen, 2/17/2017 3:34:13 PM     (No. 11159805)

NYT pities terrorists...speaks volumes.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: columba, 2/17/2017 5:34:25 PM     (No. 11159966)

Uh ..I cannot ever recall recognizing "any other Tunisian on his way to work". I guess I am not as racist as the NYT reporters at large.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/18/2017 1:51:18 AM     (No. 11160400)

Must be the warm ocean breezes, medical care, and hotel service he misses. Perhaps we treated him too well.

Has the NYT ever feel sorry for our veterans or even the elderly and disabled in this country?
Bleeding hearts.

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