What Life After Guantanamo?

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"We have been through a terrible ordeal and we ask the British and American governments not to prolong that ordeal any longer and tell us when we can expect our husband, father, and son-in-law to walk back into our lives." -- Shaker Aamer's family 

Cleared for release from Guantánamo in 2007 Mr Aamer has never faced trial or been charged with any crime. His lawyer, Clive Stafford Smith, sees no cause for further delay. "We will need to get him a full medical as he has been so unwell for so long, then he needs to be with his family."

Psychologists have shown that human beings find nothing more stressful than indefinite, arbitrary imprisonment, which usually has long-lasting consequences - 'complex post-traumatic stress disorder', a form more severe and difficult to treat than usual...

Pending Release Welcome, but No Victory

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