Amanpour and Company

Former Guantanamo Prisoner Tells His Story

Clip: 02/23/2021 | 2m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

Mohamedou Ould Slahi was held at Guantanamo Bay without charge for 14 years. His book "Guantanamo Diary" is the basis for the new movie "The Mauritanian," which depicts his experience in the prison and the efforts to set him free. Slahi joins the show alongside the film’s director Kevin Macdonald and Steve Wood, who was Slahi’s guard during his imprisonment.

Aired: 02/23/21

Rating: NR

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