Mohamedou ould slahi was sent to his home country of mauritania after 14 years of imprisonment. Now the interrogation and technics are declassified and slate is publishing the document by an inmate, mohamedou ould slahi. Continue reading guantanamo inmate story mohamedou ould slahi pakistan, terrorism, us, wikileaks leave a comment. Hollingsworth v perry for dummies readdownload delinsky, the pocket wife, susan crawford, the fifth gospel, ian caldwell, pride v. Mohamedou ould slahi is a mauritanian who was detained at guantanamo bay detention camp without charge from 2002 until his release on october 17, 2016. Author of guantanamo diary released from military prison. The memoir was published as guantanamo diary in january 2015 and became an international bestseller.
Guantanamo diary audiobook, written by mohamedou ould. The exdetainee, mohamedou ould slahi, 45, was transferred to his native mauritania on monday, officials said. Mohamedou was not able to participate in, or respond to, either one of these edits. He is the author, most recently, of the torture report. View of teaching mohamedou ould slahis guantanamo diary in. Salahi is the first detainee to publish a memoir while imprisoned. The center for constitutional rights has coordinated efforts by american lawyers to handle the habeas corpus, and other legal appeals, of several hundred of the guantanamo detainees only american lawyers have been allowed to visit detainees at the guantanamo bay detention camps, in cuba. A federal judge ordered his release in march 2010, but the u. Mohamedou ould slahi slahi, a citizen of mauritania, has been held at guantanamo since 2002.
Garden of lies, amanda quick, the angel court affair, anne perry, memory man, mohamedou ould slahi, ed. Tails is an operating system launched from a usb stick or a dvd that aim to leaves no traces when the computer is shut down after use and automatically routes your internet traffic through tor. During his time at guantanamo bay, mohamedou has been one of the most compliant detainees with the. A mauritanian, salahi had been seized by the mauritanian authorities in november 2001, at the request of the us, and had then been rendered by the cia to a prison in jordan, as part of a project of outsourcing torture to allies in the middle east and north africa including egypt. His extraordinary account, handwritten over 466 pages from his single cell at camp echo. Mohamedou ould slahis formerly classified arb transcript, 2006 a.
The fragmented image of mohamedou salahi that united states military, lawenforcement, and intelligence agencies assembled in a classified dossier was that of a highly intelligent. Hesford is professor at the ohio state university and author, most recently, of spectacular rhetorics. Nation, narration, and health in mohamedou ould slahis. How a judge demolished the us governments alqaeda claims 21. We assisted at a merits hearing and with briefs addressing several issues, including questions of when the armed conflict with alqaida began and the scope of military. In the early 1990s, he interrupted his studies and went to afghanistan to join alqaeda units fightingwith american supportthe sovietbacked government in kabul. Guantanamo diary by mohamedou ould slahi, larry siems paperback isbn. One mans account of rendition, torture and detention without charge at the hands of the us. Slahi to keep his mind active and try to recover from the torture and cruel treatment he suffered in u. Guantanamo diary mohamedou ould slahi, larry siems.
Declassified documents show that slahi was transferred to an isolation cell near the end. Hartwell and kathryn cramer, used or kindle edition is recommended the metamorphosis, in the penal colony, and other stories, by franz kafka, edited and translated by joachim neugroschel. Mohamedou ould slahis formerly classified arb transcript. Mohamedou ould slahi biography list of works, study. The details for every detainee will be released daily over the coming month. March 26, 2010 the obama administration files a notice of appeal. Slahi book was published in january 2015, and quickly became a bestseller, although the content is not vetted or verified, and is overshadowed by directives in a captured al qaeda training manual which specifically instructs the brothers to lie about their treatment in captivity. Slahi speaks fluent english so i have never had an interpreter in these meetings and have usually visited him alone. After fourteen years of being held in guantanamo without charge or trial, mohamedou ould slahi has been released and reunited with his family in mauritiania.
While in detention, he wrote the 466page manuscript. Mohamedou ould slahi began to tell his story in 2005. In guantanamo diary, mohamedou ould slahi, 44, talks of beatings, abuse, death threats and mock executions. Slahi received or executed orders or directions from alqaidahe could nonetheless be deemed part of alqaida at the time of his capture. Pdf teaching mohamedou ould slahis guantanamo diary in the. Trumps democracy, and human rights at the department of. In 2009, the aclu joined forces with existing habeas corpus counsel for guantanamo detainee mohamedou ould slahi, who had been subjected to the worst treatments meted out to guantanamo prisoners. The following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total. Tails will require you to have either a usb stick or a dvd at least 4gb big and a laptop or desktop computer. Human rights visions, recognitions, feminisms, which won the 2012 rsa book award. Petitioner mohamedou ould slahi respectfully moves this court to issue the attached proposed order directing respondent the secretary of defense to show cause why an order should not issue requiring the defense department to 1 promptly provide petitioner a required. Tariq elsawahs charges were dismissed on march 1, 2012. Ibn alsheikh allibi, currently in custody in libya, was probably also held in. One of the longestheld prisoners at guantanamo bay says that he was abused and tortured during his early years in u.
Following slahis advice, between november and december of 1999, atta, jarrah, shehhi, and binalshibh went to afghanistan, traveling separately. Working under secretary rumsfeld in july 2003, billingslea received a copy of the interrogation plan for a detainee at guantanamo bay named mohamedou ould slahi. Read more slahi s book, the first and only memoir by a stillimprisoned guantanamo detainee, was published in january 2015 with numerous redactions from a 466page handwritten. Tariq mahmoud ahmed al sawah is a citizen of egypt currently held in the united states guantanamo bay detention camps, in cuba he has been charged with war crimes, but those charges were dismissed. Marriage equality on trial, the story of hollingsworth v. Mohamedou ould slahi, larry siems an unprecedented international publishing event. In all these years, the united states has never charged him with a crime. Slahi used it to answer questions, write computer programs, including for chess games, and to teach prison guards how to write computer programs. One technique included in the plan, sound modulation, had not been recommended for use by members of the working group. He has never been charged with a crime, although he has admitted loyalty to al qaeda in the early 1990s.
And they must agree that they cant speak from the notes. The diary was written by a mauritanian man named mohamedou ould slahi, who has been held at the base for more than 12 years. Secretary of defense washington, dc 20301 usa dear. He left at the age of eighteen on a scholarship to study in germany. He was detained without charge in guantanamo bay in 2002, where he was repeatedly tortured.
Guantanamo diary the fully restored text by mohamedou ould. It is just under 15 years since the mauritanian authorities seized slahi, at the request of the us. He advised them that it was difficult to get to chechnya and that they should go to afghanistan first. Summary of evidence, the second one is a redaction form from the fbi, and.
Teaching mohamedou ould slahis guantanamo diary in the human rights and literature classroom. On sunday april 24, 2011 wikileaks began publishing 779 secret files from the notorious guantanamo bay prison camp. Despite being advertised as a diary, however, it has undergone redaction from american government officials. He earned a scholarship to study engineering in germany when he was 18, and lived and worked in germany and briefly in canada before returning to mauritania in 2000. Pdf this essay provides a case study of slahis guantanamo diary in. Mohamedou ould slahi wrote by hand in his guantanamo prison cell in. He is being held under the authority of aumf alleged by the us government to be part of al qaeda at the time of his arrest but he won his habeas corpus case and judge robertson concluded that. Billingslea forwarded a memo notifying secretary rumsfeld that jtfgtmo intended to isolate slahi and recommending that he approve the use of sleep. He was born in mauritania, a country in the northwest of africa, in 1970.
Slahi wrote a memoir in 2005 while imprisoned, which the u. Mohamedou ould slahi wrote by hand in his guantanamo prison cell in the summer and fall of 2005. Guantanamo diary, by mohamedou ould slahi glaspells trifles, available online. Mohamedou ould slahias well as one man believed to be in custody in saudi arabia. Mohamedou ould slahi was born in mauritania in 1970. Licona is associate professor at the university of arizona and author of zines in third space. Read mohamedou ould slahis original handwritten manuscript. He was ordered released in 2010 but is still being held.254 308 979 159 462 688 968 336 533 1482 990 1467 259 988 795 764 1063 1156 880 1557 600 1439 188 524 1231 552 186 1027 1341 469 915 805 1175 369 751 1173 996 671 988 1092 161 243 1112 371 605 376 786 168 1024