British MPs urge U.S. to free last UK resident held in Guantanamo

March 17, 2015 7:21 PM

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LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers called on the U.S. government on Tuesday to release the last British resident being held at Guantanamo Bay, describing his treatment as "inhuman".

Shaker Aamer, a Saudi married to a Briton with children living in London, has been held at Guantanamo for 13 years despite his lawyers saying he was cleared by U.S. authorities for release in 2007, and has not been charged with any crime.

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