Quotes by Mauritian authors
Man, just give me a couple of million dollars and let me go on my own, and I will be just fine.
And when 9/11 came, that was open season to violate human rights. And that's how I was kidnapped.
Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind.
I told the people before they tortured me, please, don't torture me. I didn't do anything. They say, we have to torture you very much. Then when they tortured me, I told them everything they want to hear. I signed confession. That said, the ball was in their court. You know, I very much surrender to my lot.
We sometimes laugh from ear to ear, but it would be impossible for a smile to be wider than the distance between our eyes.
I got used to interrogators asking me the same things. Before the interrogator even moves his lips I knew his questions, and as soon as he or she started to talk I turned my 'tape' on.
Everyone who tortured me and kidnapped me, who imprisoned me, I have forgiven everyone. And I wish them, from the bottom of my heart, the best of lives.
I hated the compound, I hated the dark, dirty room, I hated the filthy bathroom, and I hated everything about it, especially the constant state of terror and fear.
I have only written what I experienced, what I saw, what I learned first-hand.
Maybe I'm stupid, I don't know. I went to the police and said, 'Why do you want me?' They said, 'Please don't worry, it is just formalities.'
I'm sure if there is a debate, Guantanamo Bay must be closed. And it should be closed, because it does not belong in a democracy.
Our expression and our words never coincide, which is why the animals don't understand us.
The U.S. bet its last penny on violence as the magic solution for every problem, and so the country is losing friends every day and doesn't seem to give a damn about it.
When I came to Afghanistan, I couldn't choose the training camp; al Qaeda and the Arabs ran the camps. I said, 'Hey, I want to help.' They said I could not until I had training. I said, 'OK, I'll take the training.'
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