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Lawyers: Guantánamo hunger strike could be deadly

Lawyers describe detainees’ dramatic weight loss as guards attempt to end the protest through force-feeding and isolation Lawyers representing hunger-striking detainees at America’s controversial Guantánamo Bay prison have warned they fear some of the protesters could soon die in the ongoing protest. The news comes as fresh details emerge about…

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights gets involved in Gitmo case

WASHINGTON — An inter-American rights body admitted for review Friday the case of a man held at Guantanamo Bay for over 10 years, the first time it accepted jurisdiction over the US naval base in Cuba. Djamel Ameziane’s co-counsel at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Center for…

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