As a former Guantanamo detainee, it was difficult for me to enjoy Qatar 2022.
Mansoor Adayfi is a writer, artist, activist, and former Guantánamo prisoner held for over 14 years without charges. Adayfi was released to Serbia in... 2016, where he struggles to make a new life for himself and to shed the designation of suspected terrorist. In 2019, Adayfi won the Richard J. Margolis Award for nonfiction writers of social justice journalism. His memoir, Don’t Forget Us Here, Lost and Found at Guantánamo was released in August 2021. He Works as Cage's Guatanamo Project Coordinator.