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Image:  GITMO Photos, April 16, 2006, Photos by U.S. Army Sgt. Sara Wood
An arrow in the recreation yard at Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, points the direction to Mecca, the Islam holy city, so the detainees know which way to face if the call to prayer sounds while they are outside. Every cell and recreation yard has similar arrows.
A basketball court stands in the center of Camp 4, the medium security camp within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This camp also has a volleyball court and large recreation areas for the detainees.
Camp 4, the medium security camp within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Highly compliant detainees live in Camp 4, which offers a communal living situation and extensive access to recreation.
An arrow in the barracks room in Camp 4 points the direction to Mecca, the Islam holy city, so the detainees know which way to face if the call to prayer sounds. Camp 4 is the medium security facility within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
One of the barracks rooms in Camp 4, the medium security facility within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In Camp 4, highly compliant detainees live in a communal setting and have extensive access to recreation.
A sample of the comfort items given to detainees in Camp 4, the medium security facility within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In Camp 4, highly compliant detainees live in a communal setting and have extensive access to recreation.
A sample of the comfort items given to detainees in Camp 4, the medium security facility within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In Camp 4, highly compliant detainees live in a communal setting and have extensive access to recreation.
A sample of the comfort items given to detainees in Camp 4, the medium security facility within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In Camp 4, highly compliant detainees live in a communal setting and have extensive access to recreation.
A sample of the comfort items given to detainees in Camp 4, the medium security facility within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In Camp 4, highly compliant detainees live in a communal setting and have extensive access to recreation.
The recreation yard in Camp 4, the medium security facility within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In Camp 4, highly compliant detainees live in a communal setting and have extensive access to recreation.
A bathroom in Camp 4, the medium security facility within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In Camp 4, highly compliant detainees live in a communal setting and have extensive access to recreation.
Camp 6, the newest facility being built for detainees at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is designed after a maximum-security penitentiary in the U.S.
Camp 6, the newest facility being built for detainees at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is designed after a maximum-security penitentiary in the U.S.
The cell of a non-compliant detainee at Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The cell of a non-compliant detainee at Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The cell of a compliant detainee at Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The cell of a compliant detainee at Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. All detainees get a copy of the Koran, and compliant detainees are given extra comfort items, such as games and an exercise mat.
The cell of a compliant detainee at Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. All detainees get a copy of the Koran, and compliant detainees are given extra comfort items, such as games and an exercise mat.
The cell of a non-compliant detainee at Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Regardless of their status, all detainees at Guantanamo Bay receive a copy of the Koran.
The cell block on a typical ward in Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The door of a cell at Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. An opening at the top of the cell lets guards pass things to detainees, and openings at the bottom allow guards to shackle detainees’ feet before transporting them.
Detainees walk around the exercise yard in Camp 4, the medium security facility within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In Camp 4, highly compliant detainees live in a communal setting and have extensive access to recreation.
Detainees sit in the recreation yard in Camp 4, the medium security facility within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In Camp 4, highly compliant detainees live in a communal setting and have extensive access to recreation.
Detainees walk around the exercise yard in Camp 4, the medium security facility within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In Camp 4, highly compliant detainees live in a communal setting and have extensive access to recreation.
Detainees pray in preparation for the noon meal in Camp 4, the medium security facility within Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In Camp 4, highly compliant detainees live in a communal setting and have extensive access to recreation.
All detainees at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are given a copy of the Koran. Surgical masks are provided to the detainees so they can keep the Koran off the floor and prevent guards from touching it.
The physical therapy section in the detainee medical facility in Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The physical therapy section in the detainee medical facility in Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The operating room in the detainee medical facility in Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The operating room in the detainee medical facility in Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
On the cell block of Camp Delta, the military guards put out a cone during the detainees’ prayer time, so they remember to be quiet. Camp Delta is the main detention facility on Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
A sign in Camp 4, the medium security facility within Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, signals the detainees’ prayer time.
A recreation yard in Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A recreation area is at the end of each cell block.
The recreation yards in Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, include exercise equipment for the detainees.
The recreation yards in Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, include exercise equipment for the detainees. An adjoining area gives the detainees room to play soccer.
A recreation yard in Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A recreation area is at the end of each cell block.
The door leading to the cell block from the recreation area in Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Cell blocks in Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have two shower stalls outside the end of the block. When male detainees are showering, female guards are not allowed more than two-thirds of the way down the block.
Cell blocks in Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have two shower stalls outside the end of the block. When male detainees are showering, female guards are not allowed more than two-thirds of the way down the block.
In the recreation yards at Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, bulletin boards recount the latest news about the detainees’ home countries. Detainees are given access to a soccer ball and exercise equipment in the recreation areas.
The bathroom facility in a typical cell at Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
One of the new guard towers being used at Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The new towers move up and down on a motor and are air-conditioned.
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