More than 1m refugees and migrants arrived in Europe by sea in 2015, while almost 4,000 died or went missing in perilous journeys, the UNs refugee agency said on 30 December.
Dec 31, 2015
China sees first gay marriage rights case as man goes to court after being refused marriage certificate
The last British resident to be held at the US prison camp in Guantanamo Bay described some of the interrogation techniques he was subjected to at the Bagram air base in Afghanistan, in an interview with ITV News on 13 December. Shaker Aamer, a Saudi national married to a Briton, was suspected by US authorities of being an Islamist militant associated with al Qaeda but was never charged with any crime. He was released in October after 13 years detention at Guantanamo and has since returned to Britain.
Dec 15, 2015
The last British resident to be held at the US prison camp in Guantanamo Bay has told media that British security officers witnessed him being tortured by American soldiers at Bagram air base in Afghanistan.
Dec 14, 2015
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