Guantanamo Bay: A Stain of Disgrace on the Face of America’s ‘Civilization’ which Time Will Never Erase!
Friday, 10 May 2013 11:35
After more than 11 years since the establishment of the worst prison in the modern era, the Guantanamo prison administration are force feeding twenty prisoners from the one hundred on hunger strike. An outcry was sent from Yemeni detainee, Samir Naji al Hasan Moqbel, from the darkness of his prison-cell, in an article leaked by his lawyer and published by The New York Times on Sunday 14 April, titled: “Gitmo Is Killing Me.” The loud cry sent from the depths of his prison, saying: “I will not eat until they restore my dignity.” In the letter, he described the excruciating pain he felt when eight officers beat him while he was ill lying on a prison-hospital bed. They also thrust feeding tubes into his stomach through his nose. He says, “I will never forget … I can’t describe how painful it is to be force-fed this way.” He also says, “I’ve been detained at Guantánamo for 11 years and three months. I have never been charged with any crime. I have never received a trial.” Lawyers say the hunger strike came as a protest against the inspection process of the prisoners’ belongings and their Qur’an, which they described as a desecration. (more…)