80. 14 Years In Guantanamo Bay | Mohamedou Ould Slahi - Mikhaila Peterson Podcast


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Mohamedou Ould Slahi on the latest episode of the MP Podcast.

Mohamedou Ould Slahi spent 14 years in Guantanamo Bay without being charged. His story was made into a Hollywood movie earlier this year called The Mauritanian starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jodie Foster. This guy has been through absolute hell. We spoke about the series of unfortunate events that resulted in his imprisonment and torcher for 14 years at Guantanamo Bay as an innocent man. He’s unbelievably positive considering the horrors he’s been through so we talked about how he managed to stay sane and positive. We discussed recovering from trauma, what we love about the world, and more.

Find more Mohamedou Ould Slahi in the new movie based on his book The Mauritanian, his book Guantánamo Diary can be found here.

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