Guantánamo Bay’s last British resident: we are treated like animals

Guantanamo hunger striker being force fed
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Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held in Guantánamo Bay – where he has been incarcerated for the past eleven years despite protests from the British government – has spoken from his prison cell for the first time.

“Tell the world the truth … Please, we are tired. Either you leave us to die in peace – or tell the world the truth. Let the world hear what’s happening,” Aamer told CBS’s 60 Minutes show.

Aamer added: “You cannot walk even half a metre without being chained. Is that a human being? That’s the treatment of an animal.” […]

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