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Shaker Aamer may 'bring legal proceedings' against British Government

Shaker Aamer, the last British resident to be held at Guantanamo Bay, may 'bring legal proceedings' against the British Government following his release from the military prison.

The 46-year-old who arrived home to the UK on a private plane on Friday had been held at the prison in Cuba for almost 14 years and was undergoing medical tests on Saturday morning.

On his return back to Britain, Aamer paid tribute to his supporters, saying: "Without their devotion to justice I would not be here in Britain now."

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Shaker's father-in-law speaks of joy over his release

The father-in-law of Shaker Aamer has told ITV News that the former Guantanamo detainee is feeling his release is "unbelievable".

Saeed Siddique said that Shaker Aamer is very happy at being returned to the UK and will join the rest of his family in the next few days.

He added that his daughter is "delighted" at being able to be reunited with Shaker soon.

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