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25 Aug, 2021 11:30

US Prison for Afghanistan

In 2003, Haji Ghalib, an Afghan anti-Taliban fighter, was arrested by the US military on unfounded terrorism allegations. He went through two American prisons, including Guantanamo, where he was brutally tortured. Along with other prisoners, Haji Ghalib was savagely beaten, bitten by specially trained dogs, was sleep-deprived, and underwent systematic humiliation. While some of his co-prisoners broke down and committed suicide, Haji Ghalib never gave up.

Haji Ghalib’s life is an incessant fight. After being found innocent, he returned to Afghanistan and rose in arms against the Taliban and ISIL. Though he was removed from his official post as head of a district, he continues to play a leading role in the anti-Taliban resistance movement.

In pursuit of Haji Ghalib’s head, the Taliban have already killed most of the man’s family. What other losses will he have to suffer in the course of his struggle?

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