As Hunger Strike Spreads, Obama Again Denounces Guantanamo

by Jim Lobe via IPS News With at least 100 detainees now participating in a three-month-old hunger strike, U.S. President Barack Obama Tuesday reiterated his earlier denunciations of the Guantanamo detention facility and blamed Congress for preventing its closure. Speaking… Continue Reading  

Hunger Strikes Put Guantanamo Back in the Spotlight

by Joe Hitchon via IPS News  Public debate here over the military prison at Guantanamo Bay heated up again following Monday’s surprise publication of a highly charged article by an inmate at the prison, one of dozens currently engaged in… Continue Reading