Saw The Road to Guantanamo
tonight. It angries the blood.
For what it's worth, here's a dissenting view
. The trouble here, of course, is the writer's not-quite-stated suggestion that if only it could be proven that the boys went to fight for the Taliban, then they would have deserved it
And here's another footnote
Four actors who play al-Qaida suspects in a British movie that won a prestigious prize were detained by the police at Luton airport as they returned from the Berlin Film Festival and questioned under anti-terror laws, alongside two of the former terrorism suspects they play on screen.
In a statement, Rizwan Ahmed said police swore at him and asked if he had become an actor to further the Islamic cause. He said he was at first denied access to a lawyer and was questioned about his views on the Iraq war by a policewoman. "She asked me whether I intended to do more documentary films, specifically more political ones like The Road to Guantánamo. She asked 'Did you become an actor mainly to do films like this, to publicise the struggles of Muslims?'"