Shaker Aamer popular Londoner. Hooded campaigner holds a placard with the number of signatures on the e-petition for Skaker Aamer. The demonstration is after a Parliamentary debate in Westminster Hall. A debate secured by the e-petition exceeding the 100,000 signature threshold. (117,387) on the campaigners placard is an underestimate, the Number of signatures is: 117,415 on 20/04/2013 18:21 the closing date. The e-petition was created by: Saeed Siddiqui:
HM Government e-petition
Return Shaker Aamer to the UK
Responsible department: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Shaker Aamer is a British resident with a British wife and children who has been imprisoned without trial by the US in Bagram Airforce Base and Guantanamo Bay for over ten years. The Foreign Secretary and the Foreign Office must undertake urgent new initiatives to achieve the immediate transfer of Shaker Aamer to the UK from continuing indefinite detention in Guantanamo Bay.
Location: Parliament Square, London, UK
Photographer: Richard Keith Wolff