PBS's NOW: A Detainee's Revelations


In a rebroadcast of his first primetime interview on American television, British citizen Moazzam Begg, who spent three years in captivity at American detention facilities in Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, gives us a rarely seen intimate view of a detainee's life inside the prisons of the 'war on terror.' His disturbing story, which airs Friday, December 29, 2006 on PBS, alleges moments of kidnapping, torture, and murder.

NOW's David Brancaccio traveled to Begg's hometown in Birmingham, England to find out how a Muslim man from an educated, middle-class family ended up in an a street gang and grew entangled in militant Islamic politics.


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