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Gitmo Hunger Strike

Ryan J. Reilly

'Most Transparent Administration' Won't Say How Many Guantanamo Detainees Are Hunger Striking

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Military authorities in Guantanamo are now refusing to say how many detainees are participating in a long-term hunger strike that began ...

Ryan J. Reilly

Appeals Court Grapples With Guantanamo Force-Feeding Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An appeals court panel in D.C. on Friday weighed whether it could or should end the force-feeding of detainees being held at military fa...

Ryan J. Reilly

Guantanamo Stops Daily Release Of Hunger Strike Numbers

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Military officials at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp announced on Monday that they would stop automatically releasing the numbers of det...

Renewed Hope For Some Gitmo Detainees

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's renewed push to close the Guantanamo Bay prison for terrorism suspects has given a glimmer of hope to fore...

Court Won't Halt Gitmo Force Feeding

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

MIAMI — A U.S. federal judge ruled Monday that she lacks the authority to halt the force-feeding of prisoners on hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay...

Jason Linkins

This Is What It Looks Like When You Force-Feed A GITMO Hunger Striker

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

Very simply then: There are currently over 100 inmates at Guantanamo Bay who are carrying out a hunger strike. On July 5, the Guardian reported that a...

Prisoners Ask Federal Court To Halt Extreme Measure

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics

MIAMI — Prisoners at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are asking a federal court to halt the force-feeding that is intended to preven...

REPORT: Gitmo Hunger Strike Detainees Given Controversial Drug

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.17.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Alyona talks to investigative reporter Jason Leopold about the controversial news that Guantanamo Bay hunger strike detainees are being administered n...

Human Rights Groups Blast 'Cruel, Inhuman, And Degrading' Gitmo Practice

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

The American Civil Liberties Union and other human rights groups on Monday called on Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to halt the force-feeding of hunger...

Ryan J. Reilly

Guantanamo Hunger Strike Lays Bare Detainees' Growing Desperation

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- For weeks, said Army Col. John V. Bogdan, the man in charge of Guantanamo’s detention facilities, he had tried to...

'Catastrophic' Obama Failure Examined

The Daily Beast | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

Last week President Obama stood shoulder-to-shoulder with his predecessor to help celebrate the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and...

Number Of Gitmo Prisoners On Hunger Strike Increases

AP | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The number of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay who are on a hunger strike has risen again. Lt. Col. Samuel House said Friday...

Ryan J. Reilly

Guantanamo Hunger Strike Grows Even Bigger

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eight additional Guantanamo detainees have been recognized as hunger strikers since Tuesday, bringing the total count to 92, a military ...

Gitmo Attorney: 'The Situation Is An Emergency'

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

On the heels of a Yemeni detainee at Guantanamo Bay's New York Times op-ed, "Gitmo Is Killing Me," HuffPost Live hosted a discussion Tuesday about con...

Ryan J. Reilly

Guantanamo Bay Hunger Strike Numbers Grow

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- The military said Monday it counts 45 detainees as hunger strikers, two days after guards fired four shots at priso...

Guantanamo Hunger Striker Denied Emergency Relief Motion

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal judge Monday denied an emergency motion for relief filed by a Guantanamo Bay prisoner on a hunger strike, despite pleas f...

U.S. Force-Feeds Gitmo Hunger Strikers

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 06.08.2013 | World

MIAMI — The U.S. government has begun notifying lawyers of Guantanamo Bay prisoners if the men they represent are being force-fed to prevent the...

Ryan Grim

'Alive Or In A Box:' Gitmo Hunger Strikers Vow To Leave Island

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

Turmoil engulfing American prisons at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was sparked by a new base commander whose aggressive approach to the detainees has backfir...

More Prisoners Join Gitmo Hunger Strike

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2013 | World

By Jane Sutton and David Alexander MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 20 (Reuters) - About 24 Guantanamo prisoners involved in a hunger strike th...