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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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Aamer may 'bring legal proceedings' against UK Government

Shaker Aamer returned home to Britain on Tuesday after 14 years in Guantanamo Credit: .

Shaker Aamer could be set to bring legal proceedings against the British Government "over its alleged complicity in his mistreatment", according to reports.

A source claimed "proceedings were initiated some years ago" on Shaker's behalf that "will now, undoubtedly, be progressed."

The father-of-four was the last British resident held at Guantanamo Bay up until his release this week after serving 14 years in the military prison.

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