Shaker Aamer fears he won’t leave Gitmo alive, despite promised release

The last remaining British resident held at the Guantanamo Bay prison, Shaker Aamer, fears he will die in captivity, despite US authorities having promised to free him within weeks, his lawyer has revealed.
Shaker Aamer, 46, who spent 14 years in detention without charge and is set to be released from the notorious prison, has warned his wife and children in London he may die in captivity since there are people “who do not want me ever to see the sun again.” 
Aamer has been on a hunger strike since August after allegedly being assaulted by prison guards who forcefully took his blood samples. 
Among other infringements of his rights, he cited torture and physical mistreatment which he said had been employed by prison personnel in order to obtain evidence.
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