Moazzam Begg led the protest in Manchester on Thursday along with a vast amount of speakers and David Edgar who is one of Britain’s leading playwrights.
They join the growing demand that Gordon Brown act now to secure the release of British resident Binyam Mohamed.
Mr Mohamed is the last Brit in Guantanamo Bay and faces the death penalty on the bases of a confession tortured out of him, if found guilty by a US military commission. [Shaker Aamer is still there but is to be released to Saudi Arabia]
Campaigners say `he was abused by America and betrayed by Britain’. [Truer words never spoken]