Guantanamo force-feeding

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The prisoner's lawyer said the footage was so disturbing she had trouble sleeping after she saw it.
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She called the government's arguments for classifying the videos "repetitive, speculative, and extremely vague."
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"Video editors do that all the time," he said. "There's software that does it." "This whole thing is a ploy to delay and
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It was unclear what exactly lead to the Defense Department's decision, but the nurse's case may have been helped by a military
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Transparency is a core component of JTF-GTMO's mission, a repeated pledge of the Obama administration, and a pillar of our democracy. The courts should force the military to live up to it.
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Force-feeding started at Guantanamo in response to fear that self-starving captives would stir anti-American ire. It would be ironic were this response itself to rouse worldwide outrage, making allies less likely to collaborate with us and stiffening our enemies' resolve.
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The great thing about living in the United States is that if you've gotten caught up in the criminal or military justice system you can go to court to seek redress. That's a lot different from the way it is in places like Iran where you can be arrested and held indefinitely without access to a lawyer or even knowing what charges you face.
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In court, lawyers for the government and the detainee sometimes seem to be discussing completely different situations. They
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U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler ruled Thursday that the public should be allowed to witness arguments in the case, specifically
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Last week, Obama administration lawyers filed a stack of documents in a case about my husband -- including sealed videos of him being taken to be force-fed at Guantanamo Bay. I don't think I could bear to see those videos. It shocks me, though, that the American people may never be given the opportunity to see for themselves what is happening in their name.
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At a hearing in a federal courtroom in Washington, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler said she was trying to expedite the
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Eisenberg, meanwhile, said the unique circumstances in Guantanamo made it difficult for him to disprove the claim that the
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WASHINGTON -- Military officials at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp announced on Monday that they would stop automatically
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Watch video of Conteris' force-feeding protest above. WASHINGTON -- A Guantanamo protester had a tube snaked through his
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As a nation, we must do better. We must respect everyone's human rights, including those of detainees in our custody and care. Holding people in detention indefinitely violates American values and our country's core principles of justice and fairness.
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Though so little in American politics has changed, the debate about Guantanamo feels -- and genuinely seems -- renewed.
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As of Wednesday, military officials said that 106 low-value detainees were being tracked as hunger strikers, and 45 were
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"They've done it year after year and they were adequately staffed to manage it," Julian said. "The reality is that a lot
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While I break my fast with with friends and family, the men and women of Guantanamo will have their fast purposely broken far away from any family -- some being detained now for almost a decade.