June 4, 2023


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Guantánamo prisoner to publish ‘harrowing’ memoirs

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Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who has been held in the Cuban prison since 2002 but never charged, will reveal details of sexual humiliation, torture and ‘living in terror’ in Guantánamo Diary: The Guardian

Mohamedou Ould Slahi, a Mauritanian who has been detained in Guantánamo since 2002 despite never having been charged with a crime by the US, is to publish an account of his experiences next year, detailing the multiple forms of torture to which he has been subjected and “shatter[ing]” the secrecy that surrounds the Cuban prison.

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