Shaker Aamer

The lives of these prisoners and their families have been impacted beyond measure, and the lack of indictment or evidence pointing to their guilt is a damning testimony that their continued detention is a crime against humanity.
While Americans were celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks and beach vacations, some prominent Brits were noting a certain irony.
Now, we can read a psychiatrist's report which includes, in detail, the torture enacted on just one prisoner of the United States, Shaker Aamer.
On Valentine's Day in 2002, British resident Shaker Aamer was brought to Guantánamo. He has now been held without charge or trial for 11 years.
It is time to put human rights at the center of the United States' domestic and international political agendas. Ratification of all international human rights treaties and protocols is essential, as is taking concrete steps to help the United States live up to its human rights obligations at home.