Temporary Detention Sites

(updated December 15, 2011 by Jacqueline Pimpinelli)

According to Kimberly Dozier in an Associated Press Report published in the Huffington Post on April 8, 2011, unnamed U.S. officials have revealed details of the top-secret network of military–run jails used by the U.S. for temporary detention. While the Pentagon has stated that suspects are held for a maximum of 14 days in temporary detention absent extraordinary circumstances, Dozier reports that suspects can be held for up to 9 weeks. After the first <Read More>

Confirmed Sites

Afghanistan flag, courtesy of the CIA World Factbook



Photo courtesy of the CIA World Factbook


CONFIRMED U.S. DETENTION FACILITIES IN AFGHANISTAN (by Rebecca Mopper with updates by Jacqueline Pimpinelli)

(For the purposes of this website, “confirmed” refers to those sites formally acknowledged and controlled by the US government.)



Bagram Theater Internment Facility


The Bagram Theater Internment Facility was located on Bagram Airfield, north of Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan.[ii] The building structure was originally an aircraft hangar-repair shop until it was turned <Read More>