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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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Father-in law says daughter is 'delighted' Shaker is home

The father-in-law of Shaker Aamer has told ITV News that his daughter is "delighted" that the former Guantanamo detainee is back home on British soil.

Saeed Siddique said his daughter was "of course delighted" and "cheerful" at the release of her husband after almost 14 years imprisonment.

Siddique, who said he had not yet seen Shaker, also confirmed that his son-in-law had spoken to his children on the phone but had not been able to see them.

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