Gitmo Hunger Strikers: Don’t Destroy Evidence of Our Torture


Published on Thursday, May 15, 2014 by Common Dreams

Gitmo Hunger Strikers: Don’t Destroy Evidence of Our Torture

Detainees file emergency motion to stop prison authorities from wrecking tapes showing force-feedings

– Sarah Lazare, staff writer

Photo: Jordan P/cc/flickr
Men on hunger strike in the Guantanamo Bay offshore prison have asked a U.S. court to intervene to stop the military from destroying evidence of atrocities committed in the course of force-feedings.

According to an emergency motion filed by the detainees on Tuesday, the Department of Defense acknowledged this week for the first time that it possesses videos depicting the force-feeding of inmates—a highly controversial process that has been condemned as torture and a violation of international law by the United Nations human rights office. From painful insertion of tubes to the pumping of food to the threat of stomach damage and asphyxiation, the practice of force-feeding has been compared to…

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