Guantánamo hunger strikers able to challenge force-feeding, court rules | World news | theguardian.com

February 17, 2014 in Human Rights News by Ruth

Guantánamo hunger strikers able to challenge force-feeding, court rules | World news | theguardian.com.

 

One of the men thought to be currently on hunger strike is Shaker Aamer, a British resident who remains in Guantánamo despite having been cleared for release by both the Bush and Obama administrations. In remarks he made to his lawyer in advance of the ruling, Aamer said:“This is one step towards justice … Instead of making matters worse here, they should treat us with respect, like human beings.”