Guantanamo Officials Dole Out Solitary Confinement, Beatings to Break Hunger Strike

Andrea Germanos Common Dreams A first-hand account from a prisoner at Guantánamo reveals the abusive tactics prison authorities are using to break the prisoners’ hunger strike. A colonel in charge said that “Any person who continues on the hunger strike… Continue Reading

Gitmo Force-Feeding Continues Through Ramadan

Stephen Lendman Activist Post Doing so constitutes cruel and unusual punishment. It inflicts excruciating pain and suffering. It’s aggravated assault writ large. It’s torture under international law provisions. It violates human dignity. It reflects disdain for human suffering. It’s Josef… Continue Reading

Legislature’s prison committee to seek facts on report of inmate beatings, abuse

Mike Cason AL.com MONTGOMERY, Alabama — The chairman of the Alabama Legislature’s prison committee has called a meeting for Aug. 27 to discuss allegations of prisoner abuse in a report released Tuesday by the Equal Justice Initiative. The EJI, which… Continue Reading