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BBC: “The Road to Guantanamo” Actors Stopped at Airport

BBC: "The Road to Guantanamo" Actors Stopped at Airport

The stars of Michael Winterbottom and Mat Whitecross‘ “The Road to Guantanamo” were stopped at the airport on their return to Britain from the Berlin International Film Festival, where Winterbottom and Whitecross had received a Silver Bear for best director. Actors Rizwan Ahmed and Farhad Harun and former Guantanamo detainees Shafiq Rasul and Ruhel Ahmed — upon whose experiences the film was based — were questioned by police at London’s Luton Airport under Britain’s Terrorism Act. BBC News reports.

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