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Guantánamo Diary

Mohamedou Ould Slahi, Edited by Larry Siems
Guantánamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, Edited by Larry Siems

Guantánamo Diary (2015) is the edited testimony of a detainee at the Guantánamo Bay detention center in Cuba. These blinks will walk the reader through the story of one man’s interrogation, incarceration and torture at the hands of the US government.

Who should read these blinks?
  • People who want an inside look at the notorious US prison on Guantánamo Bay
  • Anyone hoping to learn more about the treatment of American political prisoners
  • Anyone interested in the testimonies and struggles of individuals detained by US authorities
Who wrote the book?

Mohamedou Ould Slahi is a Mauritanian citizen and, since 2002, a prisoner in the American-run Guantánamo Bay detention camp in Cuba.

Larry Siems, the editor of Slahi’s manuscript, is a writer, human rights activist and the author of several books, including The Torture Report: What Documents Say About America’s Post-9/11 Torture Program.

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