For many people in the US Obama’s proposals do not represent closure for 9/11
The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives said he has the votes to override any presidential veto.
President proposes moving detainees from the Cuban facility to a yet-to-be-built maximum security prison on US soil
The prison camp on the tip of Cuba was established in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks
After graphic claims about his alleged torture, Aamer says he just wants an apology. We know this probably won't happen - which is why we should stand with him in demanding it
Mr Aamer said senior officials should be granted legal immunity to reveal what they knew about UK complicity in abuses
'It was worse than the beating as well, worse than everything, just thinking of my daughter and I just sat there silent completely'
He said Guantanamo’s purpose was to make its inmates 'feelingless'
Mustafa al-Aziz al-Shamiri has spent 13 years at the military base, but US admits it may have confused him with someone with a similar name
Amid a failing presidential campaign, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has promised to keep open Guantanamo Bay if he can somehow win in 2016.
More than two years after President Barack Obama reiterated his promise to close the facility, a plan suggests seven alternative prison sites in three states
Mr Aamer landed in the UK on 30 October after spending nearly 14 years at the US military facility in Cuba
The Government promises to end a barbaric practice, but it’s taking an age to acknowledge how complicit the UK is
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond confirmed Mr Aamer had left the US dentention centre in Cuba
Shaker Aamer has been held in the notorious detention centre for more than 13 years without charge
Jamal al-Harith was reportedly given £1m in compensation by Britain after claiming he was mistreated