Guantanamo Bay Detainees Pretty Sure They’ll be Released Any Day Now

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WASHINGTON– Following President Obama’s inauguration ceremony on Monday, the 166 detainees currently being held at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp issued a statement saying they anticipate being released “pretty much any day now.” Obama has decried Guantanamo as a “sad chapter in American history” and repeatedly vowed to close the facility, but as of today it still remains open. “We understand that the…

Guantanamo Bay Hunger Strike Grows As Obama Considers New Public Health Initiative

WASHINGTON — On Wednesday morning, the Pentagon confirmed that 28 Guantanamo detainees are participating in a hunger strike, and at least 10 prisoners are being kept alive by feeding tubes—a development the White House is citing as evidence of the government’s ability to effectively promote weight loss. The hunger strike, which has gained momentum since five or six detainees began it in February,…