The General: the ordinary man who became one of the bravest prisoners in Guantánamo
On September 11th 2001, in a café in London, Ahmed Errachidi watched as the twin towers collapsed. In a series of terrible events, Ahmed was soon sold by the Pakistanis to the Americans and spent 5 and a half years in Guantánamo. There, he was beaten, tortured and humiliated. But Ahmed did not give in. This very ordinary, Moroccan-born London chef became a leader of men. Known by the authorities as The General, he devised protests and resistance by any means possible. But then, Ahmed was freed, his innocence admitted. This is Ahmed's story
Paperback, Large print, Book.
Rearsby: Clipper Large Print, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Ahmed Errachidi with Gillian Slovo
ISBN: 1471236382, 9781471236389
Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus.
484 pages (large print)
Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp.; Large type books.; Political prisoners Cuba Guantánamo Bay Naval Base Biography.; Moroccans Cuba Guantánamo Bay Naval Base Biography.; Biography.; Errachidi, Ahmed, 1966-