Operation Freedom: Mohamedou Ould Slahi

On the power of art, freedom, forgiveness and enlightenment.

Trailer: The Mauritanian, based on Mohamedou's book; Guantanamo Diary.

Mohamedou's artistic development in the Netherlands 

NITE/Club Guy & Roni created the dance performance Freedom. Mohamedou wrote the piece. Freedom has received rave reviews in theaters in the Netherlands, in Germany, Korea and will soon play in France. An educational version of Freedom has also been made for schools in collaboration with refugee theater community Babaddaar. For De Balie, Mohamedou is curating a series of talks on freedom, forgiveness and enlightenment. Mohamedou has since won a PAX Peace Dove. This was awarded on Sept. 21, 2022. He has also won an Emmy award for his documentary. Meanwhile, his work permit has also been renewed and on November 16 he was welcomed to the European Parliament, to speak about his experiences and to screen his film. 

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