Guantanamo diary live – Mohammedou Ould Slahi in conversation with Larry Siems

Mohamedou Ould Slahi was imprisoned without charge for more than 14 years. Arrested in his native Mauritania, Slahi was rendered by the US to Jordan and Afghanistan, then to Cuba in August 2002. There, he was reduced to a number – “prisoner 760” at Guantanamo. With the assistance of American author, Larry Siems, Slahi published the Guantanamo Diary in 2015, now translated into several language. He was released in October 2016. Meet him in conversation with Larry Siems. Slahi will appear on skype

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When:Friday 29. May at 14:00
Where:Lillehammer Bibliotek
Price:100 kr
Info:Boksalg og signering
Info:Book signing and sales
Info:I samarbeid med Amnesty International og Norsk PEN
Info:In collaboration with Amnesty International and Norwegian PEN
Info:Samtalen vil foregå på engelsk
Info:The event will be in English


John Peder Egenæs

John Peder Egenæs (f. 1960) er generalsekretær i menneskerettsorganisasjonen Amnesty International i Norge. More >

Larry Siems

Larry Siems is a writer, human rights activist and former Director of Freedom to Write programmes for PEN USA and PEN American Center in New York.  Along with Mohamedou Ould Slahi he is responsible for the Book, Guantánamo Diary (Little Brown, 2015). More >

Yahdih Slahi

Yahdih Slahi er Mohamedou Slahis bror. Mohamedou Ould Slahi har vært fengslet i Guantánamo-leiren siden 2002 uten å ha blitt siktet for konkrete lovbrudd. Livet i fangeleiren er skildret i Dagbok fra Guantánamo. More >

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