To Fight for Justice is to Fight the Law

Shaker Aamer Guantanamo

Some months ago my mother gave me a rather difficult job to do. She wanted me to see what I could do to secure the release from Guantanamo detention center of the Saudi citizen & British legal permanent resident Shaker Aamer.
The reason for this is that his case is an ideal illustration for the title of this piece ‘To Fight for Justice is to fight the Law’.
Shaker Aamer (known as prisoner 239) is trapped in a hellish legal 13 yearlong limbo. Not charged or convicted of anything but yet unable to legally challenge his situation… because of the legal situation.
Getting Shaker out of a US overseas military base is rather a tall order for me, so I want to call on YOU!! I would really like to involve more people in this & try to get some ideas about what next to do…
I shall publish below the results of my research. There is a lot of stuff & a lot of references to official sounding, obscure acronyms like the AUMF, the NDAA & SOFA. Even the USA Patriot Act actually stands for ‘Uniting & Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept & Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001.

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Jamaican Print

Vivienne Westwood
Whilst the Worlds End shop is still closed, (looks like until the beginning of December now) Lise & the team are dealing with mail order at the e-commerce warehouse up the road.
We needed to do a photo-shoot to show some of the new items so Lise grabbed Andreas’ PA Benedikt (again. See earlier Krall Suit post) & I took the pictures. Continue reading

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Technicolour Mountain Hat

Vivienne Westwood WorldsEndshop

Just to let you know, the Mountain Hat does come in more colours than just black & caramel (the best sellers). There are 11 colours available at the moment as well as the straw version (grey, black, navy, sky blue, powder blue, green, caramel, brown, dark blue, acid green & red).
Jump the queue that is on the black one & try something different….
Mountain Hat… Exclusive to World’s End shop… Price £95
Mail order on

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Free post in UK

Just a quick post to say that it looks now as if the World’s End shop will be closed until much further into November.
Whilst the shop is closed it is still possible to buy items through mail order on & I have just been told that for within the UK the postage will not be charged for these items.
Happy Shopping!

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