Photos | Life under lockdown

  • A prisoner under lockdown Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at the communal camp at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as seen through a surveillance camera in this image approved for release by the U.S military. CAROL ROSENBERG / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • A military handout video dated April 10, 2013 offers a rare glimpse of a feeding chair in the prison camps psychiatric ward, called the Behavioral Medical Unit, at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. CAROL ROSENBERG / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • A military handout video dated April 10, 2013 offers a rare glimpse of a the "recreation yard" for prison camp psychiatric inmates at the Behavioral Medical Unit, at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. CAROL ROSENBERG / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • A military handout video dated April 10, 2013 offers a rare glimpse inside the prison camps psychiatric ward, called the Behavioral Medical Unit, at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. CAROL ROSENBERG / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Until the Saturday, April 13, 2013 raid on Guantanamo's communal prison compound, U.S. troops were blind to what was going on inside individual cells because the captives had covered up 147 of the 160 cellblock cameras. Three days later, the 65 or so captives were under lockdown in individual cells, and guards had surveillance on each one, as illustrated here where cell B105 shows a prisoner standing in prayer. B101 shows the black helmets and other riot gear U.S. forces used in the raid in this image taken from the command center of Camp 6, and approved for release by the U.S. miitary at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba. CAROL ROSENBERG / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • A U.S. Navy corpsman at the camp 6 medical clinic shows shelves full of Ensure nutritional supplement used in forced feedings of hunger striking prisoners in this image approved for release by the military at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. CAROL ROSENBERG / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • A view of Camp 5, now Guantanamo's most populous prison,shows empty recreation yards through razor wire on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. CAROL ROSENBERG / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Until the Saturday, April 13, 2013 raid on Guantanamo's communal prison compound, U.S. troops were blind to what was going on inside individual cells because the captives had covered up 147 of the 160 cellblock cameras. Three days later, the 65 or so captives were under lockdown in individual cells, and guards had surveillance on each one, as illustrated here where cell B105 shows a prisoner standing in prayer. B101 shows the black helmets and other riot gear U.S. forces used in the raid in this image taken from the command center of Camp 6, and approved for release by the U.S. miitary at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba. CAROL ROSENBERG / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Birds rest in the razor wire above the entrance to the Camps 5 and 6 complex at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. A member of the U.S. military reviewed this image and approved its release, per Pentagon conditions of media access to the detention center. CAROL ROSENBERG / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • A screengrab of the Guantanamo prison psych ward, a lockup where some captives can be force fed taken from an April 10, 2013 clip of video scenes provided by the public affairs team at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba.

  • A U.S. soldier walks cellblock Bravo at Camp 5, the maximum-security lockup at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Thursday, April 18, 2013, in this image approved for release by the U.S military at Guantanamo. CAROL ROSENBERG / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • This April 16, 2013 video frame grab approved for release by the U.S. Military, shows some of the makeshift weapons that were confiscated from prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay prison following an Aprl 13, 2013 clash between prisoners and guards, during a media tour at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. Prison officials opened the prison to journalists, portraying the atmosphere as tense but under control at this detention center. Military officials said detainees created makeshift weapons out of nail filers, rods from fitness equipment and poles with tape. SUZETTE LABOY / ASSOCIATED PRESS

  • A military handout video dated April 10, 2013 offers a rare glimpse of a feeding chair in the prison camps psychiatric ward, called the Behavioral Medical Unit, at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. CAROL ROSENBERG / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • An Army captain responsible for a maximum-security prison at Guantanamo called Camp 5, briefs reporters on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 inside a sample TV-watching cell used to show visitors where maximum-security prisoners get to watch TV at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The "officer in charge" of the prison building, who would not give her name or allow her image to be photographed, was standing amid shackle points where a captive's shackled ankles can be chained to the floor. CAROL ROSENBERG / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Army Col. John Bogdan, chief of the Guantanamo Bay guard force, shown here in August 2012, said he heard captives requests before sending in troops to put Camp 6 under lockdown but didn't consider them because he did not want to reward bad behavior, such as prisoners covering the surveillance cameras in their single cells. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Most Guantanamo captives today are under lockdown up to 22 hours a day inside a cell like this one shown here in August 2012 by the Army captain in charge of Camp 5 at the U.S. Navy base in August 2012. WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF