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Mauritania: Allow Ex-Guantanamo Detainee to Travel

(Tunis) – Mauritanian authorities should issue a passport without delay to a former Guantanamo Bay detainee or explain the legal grounds for denying his right to travel, Human Rights Watch said today.  Expand Mohamedou Ould Slahi © 2019 Human Rights Watch   The United States released Mohamedou Ould Slahi, the author of a renowned prison memoir, after he was detained for more than 14 years in Jordan, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo, and returned him to his native Mauritania. The authorities now appear to be arbitrarily restricting his rights.   “It is not enough that the United States held…

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