Shaker Aamer: 'Guantanamo Is Built on How to Destroy a Human Being'

December 14, 2015 10:30 AM

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Shaker Aamer: 'Guantanamo Is Built on How to Destroy a Human Being'

LONDON — A former U.S. Army translator who was held in Guantanamo Bay for almost 14 years without charge has alleged that he was regularly beaten, doused in freezing water and hog-tied at the facility.

Father of four Shaker Aamer said he was pushed to the floor by guards and made to lay face-down over the hole in the ground he was given as a toilet. He urged President Barack Obama to close Gitmo.

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