28 Mar 2021

New film tells story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s 14 years in Guantanamo without charge

It’s a story of physical and psychological torture, of years behind bars, of the dogged search for the truth. The new film The Mauritanian tells the true story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi – who was arrested two months after the September 11th attacks and spent more than 14 years without charge in America’s notorious Guantanamo Bay. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jodie Foster – the film is based on Slahi’s own memoir.