Mohamedou Ould Slahi





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July 29, 2020 - 9:47am

Critical Commentary

Mohamedou Ould Slahi is a Mauritanian who was detained at Guantánamo Bay detention camp without charge from 2002 until his release on October 17, 2016. Slahi wrote a memoir in 2005 while imprisoned, which the U.S. government declassified in 2012 with numerous redactions, and it is a New York Time Bestseller ("Guantanamo Diary"). He is an author and a human rights activist with a new book coming out soon.

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Kaitlyn Rabach, "Mohamedou Ould Slahi", contributed by Kaitlyn Rabach, Center for Ethnography, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 29 July 2020, accessed 8 May 2021.