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Guantanamo inmate gets encouragement from U.K. government

LONDON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A British resident locked up at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was heartened by a letter from Foreign Secretary William Hague, a prisoner rights activist said.

U.S. cracking down on Guantanamo hunger strike

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- U.S. authorities are cracking down on a hunger strike by detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a British detainee said.

Britain expected to ask Obama to free last British Gitmo detainee

LONDON, May 5 (UPI) -- A British lawmaker says the government will publicly ask the United States to free the last former British resident at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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British man remains in Gitmo

British man remains in Gitmo

LONDON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Attorneys say they're trying to secure the release of Shaker Aamer, the last British man being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Investigation of Guantanamo detainee

LONDON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The British home secretary has asked for a probe into the role of U.S. and British intelligence agencies in the detention of a British resident at Guantanamo.

Ethiopian to be charged with war crimes

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- A Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainee will be charged with war crimes for allegedly participating in a plot to detonate a "dirty bomb," the Pentagon said.

Three Gitmo detainees return to Britain

LONDON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- British authorities assumed custody of three British residents released from the U.S. naval detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Does CIA have prison on remote island?

LONDON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A British parliamentary committee plans to investigate claims that the CIA operated a "black site" prison on Diego Garcia, an island in the Indian Ocean.

Body Shop founder Anita Roddick dies

CHICHESTER, England, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Anita Roddick, who turned one body products shop in Britain into more than 2,000 in 50 countries, died of a brain hemorrhage Monday at age 64.

Suspect says he was tortured

LONDON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- An Ethiopian student being held in Guantanamo says he was tortured during several years of captivity in Morocco.

Russia holds former U.S. prisoner

MOSCOW, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Russia is holding a former U.S. prisoner from Guantanamo Bay in the attack this month in the southern Russian town of Nalchik in which 128 people died.

Gitmo hunger strike worries Red Cross

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- An ongoing hunger strike by detainees at Guantanamo Bay is raising concerns and questions.

Gitmo detainees said to be force-fed

LONDON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. military is force-feeding 21 Guantanamo Bay prisoners, Amnesty International and the human-rights group Reprieve were told.

Guantanamo prisoners on hunger strike

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- At least 105 detainees at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, reportedly are on a hunger strike, with 20 of them hospitalized on feeding tubes.

Lawyers: Some minors held at Guantanamo

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- Lawyers representing terror suspects at the U.S. Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba claim there may be six minors being held there.
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Clive Adrian Stafford Smith OBE (born July 9, 1959) is a formerly USA-based British lawyer who specializes in the areas of civil rights and the death penalty in the United States of America.

In August 2004 he returned to live in the United Kingdom. He is now the Legal Director of the UK branch of the human rights not-for-profit Reprieve. In 2005 he received the Gandhi International Peace Award.

Born in Cambridge and educated at Radley College, he declined a place at the University of Cambridge to relocate to the United States when he won a Morehead Scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he studied journalism before enrolling in Columbia University's Law School. He is admitted to practice in the state of Louisiana and in Washington, D.C.

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