Category Archives: Guantanamo

Guantanamo release long overdue – Liberal Democrats

Sarah Teather, the Liberal Democrat MP who has campaigned for her constituent Jamil el-Banna to be released from Guantanamo Bay, today welcomed the news that he is among five people the Government has requested be released from the camp.
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Campbell challenges Brown to end dysfunctional relationship with Bush

Ahead of Tony Blair’s last visit to Washington as Prime Minister, Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell said that the uncritical relationship between the Prime Minister and President had resulted in untold damage to our reputation at home and abroad.
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Guantanamo is as unacceptable today as it was when it was set up (audio)

You can listen to the Guardian Unlimited interview with Ming Campbell on the subject of Guantanamo below (10 min 9 sec):
You can read the Guardian’s special reports on Guantanamo here.
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Protest against Guantanamo Bay (film)

Ming Campbell joined Liberal Democrat MPs Sarah Teather and Edward Davey at a candlelit vigil opposite Downing Street to highlight the 5th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo Bay:

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Ruling strikes a body blow at Guantanamo Bay

Responding to the US Supreme Court’s ruling that President Bush cannot order military war crimes trials for Guantanamo Bay detainees Liberal Democrat Leader, Ming Campbell MP said:
This strikes a body blow at the Guantanamo regime.
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