Rights group calls for release of last UK Guantanamo detainee

[JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] on Monday urged the US and the UK to work towards the release [press release] of the last British Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] detainee, Shaker Aamer, whom AI claims is being arbitrarily detained. Aamer, a UK resident, has been held by the US since 2002 on claims that he was fighting with the Taliban. Currently in his ninth year of detainment, the US has yet to charge Aamer with any crime. AI’s UK…

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