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Gitmo hunger strike

Gitmo limbo: Defense bill won’t let Obama close Guantanamo
President Barack Obama made a campaign promise to close the federal prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but the new defense bill will not allow him to transfer terror suspects to the United States. Without this power, closing the prison becomes unlikely.

02.12.2014 04:03

Five Guantanamo detainees released, sent to Europe
The Pentagon announced that five detainees were released from the prison complex in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. They were scheduled for release five years ago, but troubles in their home countries caused delays while host countries were sought in Europe.

20.11.2014 23:19

Gitmo jailers use force-feeding to punish detainees, lawyers argue
Attorneys this week told a federal judge in Washington, DC that a hunger-striking detainee being held by the United States at Guantanamo Bay has been painfully force-fed by authorities as a method of punishment.

07.10.2014 14:06

Guantanamo force feeding videos must be released – US judge
Video footage of American officials force feeding inmates at the Guantanamo Bay prison complex in Cuba cannot be kept secret and must be released to the public, a federal judge ruled on Friday.

04.10.2014 01:34

Military lawyer resigns in protest of ‘show trial’ of accused 9-11 mastermind
Last week, a US military lawyer on the defense team for self-proclaimed 9/11-attacks mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed resigned from the Army in protest of the “show trial” conducted by the US at Guantanamo Bay.

02.09.2014 17:11

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