In God We Trust (play)

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In God We Trust
Written by Avaes Mohammad
Characters Hamza, Sarfraz, a prison guard
Subject American imperialism, philosophical divisions within Islam
Setting Guantanamo Bay detention camp

In God We Trust is a play written by Avaes Mohammad. It is set in Guantanamo Bay detention camp and uses this environment to explore ideas of American imperialism as well as philosophical divisions within Islam through its central characters, Sarfraz and Hamza.[1][2][3]

Original tour[edit]

The piece was toured by Peshkar Productions[4] to the following venues in 2005:


The cast for the play included Gary Stoner, as Hamza, Asif Khan, as Sarfraz[4] and Roxy Shahidi playing a prison guard.[6]


  1. ^ "Avaes Mohammad - Complete In God We Trust Interview part 1". You Tube. Retrieved 26 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Guantanamo play - 'In God We Trust'". Indy Media UK. 15 April 2005. Retrieved 26 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Octagon to stage 'Camp X-Ray' play". The Bolton News. 2 April 2005. Retrieved 26 December 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Hickling, Alfred (16 April 2005). "In God We Trust". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "Peshkar to Tour Camp X-Ray Play". The British Theatre Guide. 25 February 2005. Retrieved 26 December 2015. 
  6. ^ Mitchell, Sophie (30 April 2005). "Review: 'In God We Trust'". Cage Prisoners. Retrieved 26 December 2015.