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Gitmo hunger strike

Emmys 2014: RT nominated for Guantanamo hunger strike coverage
RT has been nominated for a prestigious International Emmy award for its groundbreaking coverage of the six-month-long mass hunger strike by inmates at Guantanamo Bay.

14.08.2014 14:28

Conscientious objector: US Navy nurse refuses to force-feed Guantanamo detainee
A Navy nurse is making waves for refusing to force-feed inmates participating in hunger strikes at the prison complex in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

16.07.2014 00:45

‘Is it necessary to torture me?’ Gitmo prisoner demands 'civilized' force-feeding
A Syrian national imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay detention facility petitioned to stop his excruciating force-feeding, and demanded “civilized” forced ingestion after a “really evil” new team of guards roughly stuck tubes into his nose.

04.06.2014 04:48

US judge lifts ban on Guantanamo prisoner force-feeding ‘not to let him die’
US District Judge Gladys Kessler ordered that her previous temporary restraining order to stop forcibly feeding Syrian Abu Wa’el Dhiab will not be reissued, due to the prisoner's physical condition 'swiftly deteriorating' due to a hunger strike.

24.05.2014 18:17

Painful force-feeding procedure caused Gitmo detainee to cough up blood
The agonizing pleas of a Guantanamo Bay detainee who has been held by the United States and subjected to painful force-feeding for a decade are recounted in court documents published this week by a human rights attorney who visited him earlier this month.

23.05.2014 14:30

‘Not another broken promise!’ Activists across globe demand Guantanamo closure
Activists around the world joined the Gitmo Global Day of Action, demanding the prison be closed and an end to the indefinite detention of its inmates. They say President Obama has not fulfilled his promises as hunger strikes and force-feeding continue.

23.05.2014 04:51

US govt ordered to release Gitmo force-feeding videos
For the first time since its opening 12 years ago, a federal court has intervened in proceedings at the Guantanamo detention facility, ordering the US to supply videos showing the force-feeding of a Syrian hunger-striker.

22.05.2014 06:15

US judge temporarily halts force-feeding of Guantanamo prisoner
For the first time, a US federal judge has temporarily barred the US military from force-feeding a Guantanamo Bay prisoner on a hunger strike.

17.05.2014 03:46

Gitmo detainees fight destruction of force-feeding footage
Hunger-striking detainees in Guantanamo Bay are seeking a federal injunction to stop prison authorities from destroying newly-unearthed force-feeding videos. The move follows reports increasingly harsh punishments are being meted out to hunger-strikers.

15.05.2014 08:21

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