Clive Stafford Smith Guardian U.K.

Few of us really understand the reality of the US torture outlined in this week’s Senate report. Among those who do is the Londoner, Guantánamo prisoner and Reprieve client Shaker Aamer. I saw him this week. Unlike the assorted people who offer themselves as experts to comment on CIA torture, Shaker is a true (if involuntary) expert in the field. Yet he is unable to share his views. (more…)