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Around 130 of 166 Guantanamo detainees refuse food. They're hunger striking for justice.
On Thursday, President Obama will reportedly make a big speech to address White House counterterrorism policy, including the closing of Guantanamo Bay and the Administration's use of drone strikes.
It's hard not to laugh at the indignation over the Justice Department's seizure of telephone records of the Associated Press and its journalists.
You can argue that Republicans have blocked President Obama from doing just about anything.
President Barack Obama, under fire for security lapses at a US mission in Libya, will in a speech on Thursday lay out his wide-ranging counter-terrorism policy, from the controversial use of drones to efforts to close the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
A White House official says Obama will also address other counterterrorism policies, including stalled efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center.
In his May 10 letter Mr. Richard Evers outlines the increasingly dire atmosphere and deteriorating conditions at the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.
It is quite true that the U.S. Congress, both when the Republicans led it under Bush, and since the Democrats took over leadership in 2006, has a shameful record in advancing all sorts of repression.
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.
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.
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.