Operation Freedom: Mohamedou Ould Slahi
On the power of art, freedom, forgiveness and enlightenment.
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.
Want to know more?
- Watch the movie The Mauritanian on Netflix here.
- Read more about the performance "Freedom" Mohamedou created with NITE/Club Guy & Roni.
- Read more about the series Mohamedou created with de Balie.
- Read more about the series: The Failing Rule of Law and Mohamedou Ould Slahi.
- Read more about Mohamedou's Pax peace pigeon prize.
- Read more about Mohamedou's Emmy award.
- Mohamedou's Wikipedia page.