Tag : Shaker Aamer

LUU Amnesty International launch ‘Free Shaker Aamer’ campaign

4 years ago / 0 comments

LUU’s student branch of Amnesty International are continuing to campaign for the release of 46 year old Briton Shaker Aamer, who was arrested in Afghanistan by US forces on the 14th February 2002. LUU Amnesty’s president, Wil Hutton, said, ‘without charge or trial, Shaker Aamer is innocent under international law, … Read More

Human Rights Week: the last British national in Guantanamo

6 years ago / 0 comments

Labelled ‘Give a f*ck’, next week is LUU’s first annual Human Rights Week. It is being coordinated by LUU Amnesty International, but there will be daily events organised by different societies. Each day will be assigned a different cause, from economic and social to environmental rights. Oscar Frandsen of Amnesty International talks about … Read More