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Shaker Aamer due to return to Britain this week

20 October 2015
Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held in the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, has finally been told he is to be released.

Fasting in solidarity with Shaker Aamer

13 October 2015
Protests are growing for the immediate release of Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held in US prison camp Guantanamo Bay.

Campaign demands that Munir Farooqi is freed

18 August 2015
Moazzam Begg spoke at a campaign meeting for Munir Farooqi, currently serving four life sentences after being convicted of terrorism offences, in Manchester lastSunday

International round-up

16 June 2015
Former Black Panther's release delayed; Guantanamo bay detainees let out; Israel find itself not guilt of war crimes

Freedom at last for Moazzam Begg

07 October 2014
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg was released without charge by the British state last week.

Talha Ahsan remains in immigration centre due to British passport delays

19 August 2014
A hundred people gathered outside the Home Office in London last Sunday to welcome home Talha Ahsan.  

'I won't stop campaigning' - Talha Ahsan's brother Hamja speaks out

29 July 2014
The families of Talha Ahsan and Babar Ahmad, British citizens extradited to the US in 2012 and recently sentenced, have never stopped fighting for their release.

British detainees Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan are sentenced in US

22 July 2014
Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan, two British citizens extradited to the US on terrorism charges, have been sentenced.

International round-up

20 May 2014
Egypt Dedak campaign | Boko Haram and Nigeria | Abu Wa’el Dhiab in Guantanamo

Jeremy Scahill talks about his film Dirty Wars: finding the names and faces of the West's victims

03 December 2013
Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill set out to put names, faces and stories to the victims of the Western military in his new film Dirty Wars. He spoke to Judith Orr about his journey to expose the slaughter of the “war on terror”

Protest demands, 'free Shaker Aamer'

26 November 2013
“Let the world know what is happening.” The words of Shaker Aamer, the last British prisoner at Guantanamo Bay, came out clearly when he was interviewed recently on television.

Guantanamo guards punish Shaker Aamer for hunger strike

15 October 2013
Guards targeted Shaker Aamer, the last British resident in Guantanamo, when he joined a mass hunger strike protesting prison brutality, a fellow inmate has reported. Hunger strikers were put in solitary confinement and force fed through the nose. 

Guantanamo prisoner to sue

01 October 2013
Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held in Guantanamo Bay, is to sue British intelligence. 

Save Shaker Aamer—protesters demonstrate outside M16

06 August 2013
Supporters of Shaker Aamer—the last Londoner in the Guantanamo Bay prison camp—held a vigil outside the MI6 building in central London on Monday of this week.

Shaker Aamer threatened with deportation

30 July 2013
Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held in Guantanamo prison, is being threatened with transfer to Saudi Arabia.

US force feeds Muslim prisoners on hunger strike in Guantanamo during Ramadan

09 July 2013
The US is refusing to stop the force-feeding of 45 Guantanamo detainees through the annual Muslim fast of Ramadan. The men are among 106 detainees who are on hunger strike in protest at being held in the prison for years without trial. 

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