Guantánamo Diary Quotes

Mohamedou Ould Slahi
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You can’t come in here on Sunday, and as a Christian, subscribe to this belief of dignity of every human being and say I will seek justice and peace on the earth, and continue to go with prosecution using that kind of evidence. And at that point I knew what I had to do. I had to get off the fence.
-- Lt. Col. Stuart Couch (Introduction)

Importance: This excerpt from a 2009 interview is included in the Introduction to the text by editor Larry Siems. Lt. Col. Stuart Couch began prosecuting suspected terrorists after 9/11 because he wanted to see justice delivered to those who had attacked the U.S. Powerfully, this quote shows that even someone from the U.S. military, the institution responsible for Slahi’s detainment and treatment, finds that the practices used to gather evidence against Slahi are questionable. Especially for those who remain unconvinced by first-person accounts, perspectives like Couch’s are...

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