If The Yasiin Bey Video Was Hard To Stomach…

by Jared Metzker By now millions of people have seen the video of Yasiin Bey (a hip hop artist and actor formerly known as Mos Def) being strapped to a chair and force-fed in a manner similar to that used… Continue Reading  

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