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Guantanamo is run by psychologists with the sole purpose of destroying the human beings it holds, Shaker Aamer told RT in an exclusive interview.

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Shaker Aamer was the last British resident of Guantanamo Bay. Speaking to the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme, he describes what it was like to be held without trial for nearly 14 years.

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The head of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party, currently leading opinion polls, called Friday for European Islamic extremists to be incarcerated in Guantanamo-style island prisons, in the wake of the Paris attacks.

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What happens after detainees are released from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility? The answer to that question has, for the most part, been shrouded in secrecy.

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Shaker Aamer has warned his wife and children in London that he may die in captivity and is currently on hunger strike protesting against abuse by officers at the prison camp.

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The last British resident being held in Guantanamo Bay is to be returned to the UK, the government has said.

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The Pentagon is blocking the return of UK permanent resident Shaker Aamer and two other longtime Guantánamo Bay detainees for whom the US Department of State has completed diplomatic deals to transfer home, the Guardian has learned.

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This article was adapted from the essay “Nourishing Resistance: Tariq Ba Odah’s 8-Year Hunger Strike at Guantanamo Bay” by Omar Farah, which appears in Obama’s Guantanamo: Stories from an Enduring Prison, edited by Jonathan Hafetz, to be published in June 2016 by NYU Press © 2016. Tariq Ba Odah would

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The last “British” prisoner in Guantanamo has described horrific torture at the hands of US interrogators who allegedly told him they would rape his five-year-old daughter.

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