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11 years of Guantanamo Bay for Shaker Aamer

Former UK resident Shaker Aamer has BRING SHAKER НОМЕ been detained without charge or trial in Guantánamo Bay for almost 11 years. The UK government has repeatedly called for him to be returned to his wife and four children, all of whom are British citizens and live in the UK. But despite clearing Shaker for release, the US authorities have refused to free him. Help Amnesty bring Shaker home. THE MORE THE MORE THEY THINGS CHANGE... STAY THE SAME 2002 February 2002 The Winter Olympics are held in Salt Lake City February 2002 Shaker Aamer is sent to Guantánamo Bay without charge or trial March 2003 2003 Start of the Iraq War February 2004 2004 Facebook is launched 2005 August 2005 Hurricane Katrina kills over 1800 people 2006 July 2006 Twitter is launched August 2007 The global financial crisis begins June 2007 2007 Shaker is cleared for release by the US government, but the authorities refuse to free him November 2008 2008 New US president Barack Obama pledges to close Guantánamo Bay by January 2010 2010 April 2010 Apple launches the iPad May 2010 The Coalition Government is formed in the UK December 2010 Protests start in Tunisia and spread through the Middle East and North Afri March 2011 2011 Eastern Japan is hit by a 9.1-magnitude earthquake and tsunami May 2011 Osama bin Laden is killed in Pakistan 2012 July 2012 The Olympic and Paralympic Games open in London 2013 January 2013 Barack Obama is inaugurated January 2013 Shaker remains in detention. He as President for a second term has still not been charged with a crime or tried in a court of law TAKE ACTION Call on President Obama to release Shaker Aamer Amnesty International

11 years of Guantanamo Bay for Shaker Aamer

shared by AmnestyUK on Jan 19
Shaker Aamer has been in Guantanamo Bay for 11 years - and the more the world changes, the more the stay the same for him


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