War-on-terror captives from two different cellblocks, separated by a fence, break their daytime Ramadan fast as they assemble for communal evening prayers at the Camp 6 prison building for cooperative captives at the U.S. Navy base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. This photo was taken through a closed window. U.S. Army soldiers reviewed this photo invoking Pentagon security restrictions and cleared it for release.
War-on-terror captives from two different cellblocks, separated by a fence, break their daytime Ramadan fast as they assemble for communal evening prayers at the Camp 6 prison building for cooperative captives at the U.S. Navy base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. This photo was taken through a closed window. U.S. Army soldiers reviewed this photo invoking Pentagon security restrictions and cleared it for release. WALTER MICHOT MIAMI HERALD STAFF
War-on-terror captives from two different cellblocks, separated by a fence, break their daytime Ramadan fast as they assemble for communal evening prayers at the Camp 6 prison building for cooperative captives at the U.S. Navy base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. This photo was taken through a closed window. U.S. Army soldiers reviewed this photo invoking Pentagon security restrictions and cleared it for release. WALTER MICHOT MIAMI HERALD STAFF

Prison life turns upside down during Ramadan at Guantánamo

July 19, 2015 10:31 AM

UPDATED July 20, 2015 09:07 AM

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