Thursday, December 29, 2005

Number of Gitmo Hunger Strikers Doubles

The BBC reports there are now a total of 84 detainees are on hunger stikes with 46 having joined in the strike on December 25. They are being fed with nasal tubes which one BBC correspondent claims amounts to force feeding.
One hunger striker is Jumah Dossari. He has attempted suicide 9 times since March 2003. You can read about him here.

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