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Old 07-20-2013, 12:55 PM   #1
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"Rapper-actor Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, has released a video of his being force-fed in protest of a procedure the U.S. government has administered to dozens of Guantanamo Bay prisoners. His voluntary feeding was orchestrated and recorded by the human rights group Reprieve and Bafta. It shows Bey, 39, dressed in an orange prison jump suit and shackled to a chair while a feeding tube is pushed through his nose and into his body. He was subject to the “standard operating procedure” for force-feeding detainees in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba..."



"More than 100 prisoners have been on a hunger strike for several months, and 45 of them are being forcibly fed through a “nasogastric tube,” according to the Justice Department. With the start of the Islamic observance Ramadan today, in which Muslims worldwide fast for a month, increased scrutiny is being placed on the practice of forcing detainees to ingest liquid nutrients despite their fast. Bey, born Dante Smith in Brooklyn, N.Y., is also Muslim."

Full Article: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics...itmo-practice/
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