Gitmo Detainees Dying to Find Out What Happens Next

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GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba – After President Obama stated yesterday that he plans on finally keeping his 2008 campaign promise to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, the more than 160 prisoners at Gitmo are reportedly ‘dying’ to hear what the president has in store for them. The pledge comes as reports of suicide are rising at the prison and the most…

Non-Hunger Striking Guantanamo Bay Detainees Eating Better Than Ever

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GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba — As public cries to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, grow louder amidst the most recent hunger strike being waged by the facility’s inmates, those prisoners not partaking in the highly-publicized protest are reporting that they are eating better than ever. Swept up in a dragnet of 20-somerthing males along the Afghan-Pakistani border in the autumn…

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

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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,…