Jul 08

Rapper and Actor Mos Def Undergoes Force Feeding Procedure Used at Guantanamo Bay (Liberty Blitzkrieg, July 8, 2013):

Back in May, I covered the hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay, which at the time consisted of 100 of 166 detainees.  I noted how the American Medical Association (AMA) expressed concern that the force feeding of many of these detainees was contrary to medical ethics.  A lawyer for one of the detainees described the force feeding practice thus:

“It can be extremely painful. One of my clients said that it’s like having a razor blade go down through your nose and into your throat,” Remes said.

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