Obama Releases Yemeni Suspects Despite Them Being Classified as ‘High Risk’

Six detainees have been freed from Guantanamo Bay after 13 years – but Britain’s last inmate remains behind bars.

Shaker Aamer was not among the men released from the controversial military prison, dealing another painful blow to his anguished family in London.

Officials at the US Department of Defence revealed the Yemeni terror suspects had been let out even though they have been classified as ‘high risk’. The captives have been sent to Oman in the Middle East.

They included two men accused of being Osama bin Laden’s bodyguards and an alleged Al Qaeda soldier who fought in a group called the ‘Martyr’s Brigade’.

The US is refusing to say why Mr Aamer, 48, remains languishing in captivity despite President Barack Obama telling David Cameron during top-level talks in January that his release was a ‘priority’. (Read more from “Obama Releases Yemeni Suspects Despite Being Classified as ‘High Risk'” HERE)

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