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From the Mouths of Hunger Strikers

Alexander Reed Kelly
Associate Editor
In December 2010, Alex was arrested for civil disobedience outside the White House alongside Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges, Pentagon whistle-blower Daniel Ellsberg, healthcare activist Margaret Flowers and…
Alexander Reed Kelly

The long list of Obama’s shames includes the retention and forced feeding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, 84 of whom have been cleared for release, many of whom have never been charged. A short animated film produced by The Observer allows five of them to tell their story.

Reports of a hunger strike at the U.S. detention camp in Cuba began to surface in March. Today 17 prisoners are still on a hunger strike; 16 of those are being force-fed. Two are in a military hospital.

— Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.

Mustafa Khalili, Guy Grandjean and Sherbert and Fonic at The Observer:


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