Maggie Michael, Maad Al-Zikry, Ahmed Al-Haj and the Associated Press Reporters

The AP team documented the beating of nearly 2,000 Yemeni detainees with wires and were kept in filthy shipping containers, and blindfolded for months by an American counterterrorism ally. The search for Al-Qaeda militants has led to a network of secret prisons run by the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.