Moazzam Begg at the Oxford Union
- Event Start: 7th March 2017, 8:00pm
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Moazzam Begg was detained by the US Government in Bagram and Guantanamo Bay for almost three years, having admitted support for extremists in Bosnia and Chechnya. He was held as an enemy combatant, accused of being an al-Qaeda member, until his release in 2005 without charge. During his detention, Begg witnessed and experienced abuse at the hands of American soldiers in Bagram. He is currently the Outreach Director at CAGE, and has spoken extensively about his experiences, alongside challenging the scope of Western anti-terror measures.