In his fourth year of US detention, Mohamedou Ould Slahi
bonded with one particular Guantanamo guard over prison meals, American TV and the quirky movie The Big Lebowski.
The reason Slahi
may have played a role in helping Nawar get to Canada is around the same time that Nawar's family claims that Nawar went to Montreal, Slahi
himself moved to Montreal.
This was revealed in a nationwide broadcast of National Public Radio (NPR) a couple of days ago about a fourteen-year detention of Mohamedou Slahi
who was subjected to enhanced and severe form of interrogation - meaning inhuman torture - at the Guantanamo detention facility run by the United States with no charges, no trial and kept in detention despite a U.S.
's Guantanamo Diary is one part Homer and two parts Kafka.
, who was born in Mauritania, West Africa, has been detained at Guantanamo Bay without charge for more than 12 years.
is also suspected of recruiting Ziad Jarrah, the hijacker that crashed United Airlines Flight 93 in Pennsylvania.
v Canada (Minister of Justice), 2009 FCA 259 at para 4, 394 NR 352.
For example, Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Couch refused to participate in the prosecution of Mohamedou Ould Slahi
, after concluding that he had been subjected to torture.
Qahtani and Slahi
are two examples where the techniques used by the interrogators went too far.