Friday, April 19, 2013
Hunger strike at Guantanamo continues
Amidst all the other news, some may have missed that a hunger strike by Guantanamo Bay prisoners, some of whom have been held for years without being charged and see no prospect of release, is ongoing. Some of the prisoners are being force-fed. (See this AP story here.) The topic has been covered extensively at this blog. One letter-writer to the blog I just linked suggests that only Amy Goodman (of Democracy Now) is discussing the hunger-strike story. That's not the case; the 'mainstream' press is covering it. Still, the story should be getting more attention than it has been getting.