4 hrs ago
VIDEO: Guantanamo: Costing $150 Million a Year and Untold Damage to U.S. Reputation
And every day, up to 100 of the 166 inmates send them back. They're protesting their ongoing imprisonment by going on hunger strikes for what is now 100 days.
19 hrs ago
San Francisco Bay View
100th day of the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay
Reportedly over 130 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have entered the 100th day of the hunger strike protesting their infinite detention.
Thu May 16, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Guantanamo: 30 of the 100 hunger strikers now being tube-fed
Guantanamo prison staff members were tube-feeding 30 of the 100 hunger-striking captives on Wednesday, the detention center said, reporting an all-time high last reached in 2005.
Wed May 15, 2013
Inter Press Service
Q&A: "To Propel Change, You Have to Be in Their Faces"
Dressed in an orange jumpsuit, Wilson has been protesting outside the White House gates for over two weeks now.
Gitmo detainees hurl insults, excrement
For the 160-plus inmates at the U.S. prison camp here, each sunrise brings a new day that most would rather starve than endure.
Tue May 14, 2013
Guantanamo strikers threatened with body cavity searches, lawyer says
Clive Stafford Smith said US guards insist on a body search before any detainee can contact their lawyer.
Wake Up Call for America
I'm tired of politics, of the injustices, the corruption, the assassinations, the gross illegal behaviour of the strong, the plundering of the poor and the indignities wrought on the weak.
The Daily Star
Gitmo prisoner: Obama has 'abandoned' detainees
In this Jan. 14, 2011, file photo human rights activists, hooded and wearing orange prison garb to represent prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, demonstrate in front of the White House in Washington because the prison has not been closed down by President Obama.
Mon May 13, 2013
Sun May 12, 2013
The Japan Times
Obama has leverage to salvage U.S.'s reputation
President Barack Obama's renewed request to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, confirms what the detainees have already shown with their hunger strike: Permanent detention at the U.S. naval station isn't viable as a matter of practicality or conscience.
Sat May 11, 2013
Guantanamo prisoners face body search
WASHINGTON: - Guantanamo officials have warned detainees at the widely reviled US prison that they will have to be patted down thoroughly each time they meet their lawyers, an attorney said Friday.
Guantanamo hunger strike to expose Ensure as a health hazard
Images emerging Friday from inside Guantanamo Bay Detention Center may ultimately backfire on "Ensure" manufacturer, as hunger-striker's conditions worsen.
National Public Radio
In Guantanamo, Have We Created Something We Can't Close?
The detention camp at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo, Cuba, was established after the Sept.
Centre Daily Times
Bob Ray Sanders | Obama should close Gitmo - now
The ongoing hunger strike by detainees at the Guantanamo detention camp is doing exactly what a nonviolent protest is intended to do: call attention to the plight and grievances of those who feel they are being treated unjustly.
Fri May 10, 2013
War Is A Crime
A Slideshow of 35 photos of a rally where a CODEPINK Activist Chains...
Activists from CODEPINK, a national peace and justice organization, and their human rights allies, staged a resolute demonstration in front of the White House on Friday afternoon, May 10, 2013.
Gulag that shames the West: Five years after Obama said he'd shut it, ...
Dawn is still two hours away and for those on the outside, beyond the reinforced concrete walls and coiled barbed wire, the good life in Guantanamo Bay has stilled temporarily.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Huffington Post
Senator Urges Obama To Appoint Guantanamo Envoy
President Barack Obama should appoint a White House official to help transfer 86 Guantanamo detainees who have been cleared for release to other countries, Sen.
Melewski, Moen: Taking exception: At Gitmo, justice is long overdue
In a recent commentary , Susan Gaertner reminds us that there is still a military commission -- a process bearing a loose resemblance to a trial -- ongoing at our military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.