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The prisoners at the United States concentration camp at Guantanamo have decided to fight hard to maintain public awareness internationally of this deep dark chapter in American history.
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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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Demonstrators rally in New York marking 100 days that prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have been on hunger strike.
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.
Today, 17 May, is the 100th day of the current GuantA namo hunger strike, with most of the 166 remaining prisoners now refusing food, including British resident Shaker Aamer.
Last Sunday was the 32nd anniversary of the death on hunger strike of Bobby Sands.
We must, must put our strong message of support before the world in the "newspaper of record" next week.
Hacker vigilante group Anonymous is marking the day with a "twitterstorm," implementing social media to bring greater awareness to the human rights violations going on at Guantanamo, particularly the indefinite detention of prisoners, many of whom have for years been cleared for release.
Reportedly over 130 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have entered the 100th day of the hunger strike protesting their infinite detention.
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)
THE first Australian charged under anti-terrorist laws has issued a how-to list on Facebook for how young men can engage in holy war without getting killed or ending up in Guantanamo Bay.
John Cusack, Wallace Shawn, Junot Diaz, Noam Chomsky, Daniel Ellsberg, Eve Ensler, Dave Eggers, Glenn Greenwald, Paul Haggis, Bianca Jagger, Ariel Dorfman, Erica Jong, Michael Moore, Ron Kovic, Moby, Tom Morello, Mark Ruffalo, Nancy Kricorian, James Schamus, Carl Dix, Oliver Stone, Cindy Sheehan, and Cornel West, joined by attorneys for the ... (more)
Guantanamo prison staff members were tube-feeding 30 of the 100 hunger-striking captives on Wednesday, the detention center said, reporting an all-time high last reached in 2005.
Enduring ailments ranging from dizziness to kidney problems to "aching heart," up to 130 detainees at Guantanamo enter their 100th day of a hunger strike Friday, with at least 30 being force-fed, five in critical condition, many facing irreversible health risks and several charging they are now threatened with body searches if they seek to contact ... (more)
In the early 1970s, the Justice Department went to court to prevent further publication in The New York Times of portions of a top-secret study, dubbed the Pentagon Papers, which was packed with damaging details about America's conduct of the Vietnam War.
As the Guantanamo hunger strike enters its 100th day, the number of voices, both in the US and around the world, to close the facility are growing stronger and louder.