Gitmo hunger strike reaches 100th day
Detainees at Guantanamo Bay prison camp on Friday reached the 100th day of a hunger strike that began in February and has grown to include more than 100 inmates.
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And every day, up to 100 of the 166 inmates send them back. They're protesting their ongoing imprisonment by going on hunger strikes for what is now 100 days.
The Las Vegas Sun
Lawyer names Guantanamo prisoner struck in clash
A lawyer is identifying one of the Guantanamo Bay prisoners who was shot with non-lethal rounds in a recent clash at the prison and says the wounds were more significant than portrayed by U.S. officials.
San Francisco Bay View
100th day of the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay
Reportedly over 130 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have entered the 100th day of the hunger strike protesting their infinite detention.
OpGTMO: Zero hour to Anonymous global anti-Gitmo action nears
The hacktivist collective Anonymous is set to launch 'Operation Guantanamo' to mark 100 days of the Gitmo hunger strike with a series of "twitterstorms, email bombs and fax bombs." The three day campaign, which kicks off on Friday, is intended to "Raise Awareness in social media of the human rights violations going on at Guantanamo, the indefinite ... (more)
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Hunger games: Critical health fears as Gitmo strike marks Day 100
Five critical, 30 force-fed, 100 to 130 taking part - data that makes for grim reading as the Guantanamo hunger strike enters its 100th day.
Gitmo prison must be closed down ASAP - Russian human rights envoy
Moscow has expressed concern over Guantanamo and the fate of a Russian inmate held there.
Lawyers: Abusive Cavity Searches at Gitmo Designed to Quell Ongoing Hunger Strike
In the latest news from Guantanamo Bay, detainees' lawyers are saying that the prisoners are now being forced to undergo intrusive body cavity searches before they can speak to their lawyers.
Gitmo detainees hurl insults, excrement
For the 160-plus inmates at the U.S. prison camp here, each sunrise brings a new day that most would rather starve than endure.
Gitmo prisoner: Obama has 'abandoned' detainees
In this March 30, 2010, file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, a U.S. trooper stands in the turret of a vehicle with a machine gun, left, as a guard looks out from a tower at the detention facility of Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba.
Gitmo prisoner: Obama has 'abandoned' detainees
In this Jan. 14, 2011, file photo human rights activists, hooded and wearing orange prison garb to represent prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, demonstrate in front of the White House in Washington because the prison has not been closed down by President Obama.
Muncie Free Press
Big Media: The Star Press Ignores Protest, Plight of Gitmo Prisoners on Hunger Strike
A hunger strike by a local activist began Monday in order to try to increase media coverage of the same action inmates at Guantanamo Bay have undertaken after being held for years without any rights.
Imams, Saunas, and Art Therapy: A Brief History of Jihadi Rehab Programs
Mohammed Jawad, one of the youngest detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is photographed at a family home in Kabul August 25, 2009, the morning after he returned to Afghanistan.
Military's 'Force-Feeding Manual' Reveals Brutality of Gitmo
A "feeding chair" in the Guantanamo medical wing where hunger-striking detainees are force fed.
Column: President Obama, shut down Gitmo - now
The ongoing hunger strike by detainees at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp is doing exactly what a nonviolent protest is intended to do: call attention to the plight and grievances of those who feel they are being treated unjustly.
Guantanamo hunger strike to expose Ensure as a health hazard
Images emerging Friday from inside Guantanamo Bay Detention Center may ultimately backfire on "Ensure" manufacturer, as hunger-striker's conditions worsen.
Time Running Out On Obama To Act as Guantanamo Prisoners Weaken
Next May 17th will mark the 100th day more than 100 of Guantanamo's 166 remaining prisoners will have refused food.
Guantanamo prisoners face body search
WASHINGTON: - Guantanamo officials have warned detainees at the widely reviled US prison that they will have to be patted down thoroughly each time they meet their lawyers, an attorney said Friday.
San Francisco Chronicle
Attorney General Holder speaks to UC grads
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder speaks to Berkeley Law School graduates during their commencement ceremony.