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One Century

I’m an odd duck. Ever since I was young, I was fascinated by the origins of the First World War. Unlike most other Americans, I thought of the Great War as a more profound conflict in that its origins and execution contained a treasure trove of lessons for humanity. 1,263 more words


How Americans Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Guantanamo Prison

Originally posted at PopularResistance.org

An interview with Jason Leopold.

There are many crimes committed in the pursuit of, or as an accessory to, the crimes of US Foreign Policy. 240 more words


The ethics of hunger strike intervention

Known simply as Guantanamo Bay, the United States Naval Base located in Cuba has detained military prisoners suspected of terrorism since 2002 and the start of the War on Terror (Dastyari & Effeney 2012, pp. 443 more words

COMM11108 Communication And The Political Process

Navy Nurse Refuses Gitmo Force Feed Order

A Navy medical officer at the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba has refused an order to continue force-feeding hunger-striking prisoners in what one detainee lawyer described as an act of conscientious objection. 242 more words

Brave sailor needs support ...

Navy nurse refuses to force-feed Guantánamo captive – Guantánamo – MiamiHerald.com

In the first known rebellion against Guantánamo’s force-feeding policy, a Navy medical officer recently refused to continue managing tube-feedings of prison hunger strikers and was reassigned to “alternative duties.” 157 more words

GITMO nurse: "sir, no sir" to force feeding

    Reprieve 001 (929) 258 2754    For immediate release: Tue July 15, 2014 Guantanamo nurse refused to participate in “criminal” force-feedings

A military medical professional at Guantanamo Bay recently refused to force-feed detainees after witnessing the suffering it caused detainees, it has been revealed. 483 more words