Guantanamo Tales: Murat Kurnaz in the German Media

Guantanamo Tales: Murat Kurnaz in the German Media

Germany has a new superstar. With the publication of his new book “Five Years of My Life: a Report from Guantanamo” [“Fünf Jahre Meines Lebens: ein Bericht aus Guantanamo”], the former Guantanamo inmate Murat Kurnaz has been all over the German media. Even before the book’s official release on April 23, there had already been a feature spread on the Web site of the popular weekly Stern, an empathetic review on the rival Spiegel-Online, and reports featuring the star author himself on both of Germany’s public television networks ARD and ZDF. Typically glowing reviews in all of Germany’s major papers […]

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