From The Guardian, 8/12/14

Guantánamo prisoner to publish ‘harrowing’ memoirs

Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s diary is set to lift the lid on treatment of prisoners in Guantánamo Bay in Cuba

by Alison Flood, Tuesday 12 August 2014, Guantanamo Bay, Behind barbed wire–Mohamedou Ould Slahi, a Mauritanian who has been detained in Guantánamo since 2002 despite never having been charged with a crime by the US, is to publish an account of his experiences next year, detailing the multiple forms of torture to which he has been subjected and “shatter[ing]” the secrecy that surrounds the Cuban prison. 

Slahi’s book, which has just been acquired at auction, is the first diary to be released by a still-imprisoned Guantánamo detainee, said publisher Canongate. Written in 2005, in his segregation cell, it started out [more]

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