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Military Leaders Black Out Information on Guantanamo Bay Hunger Strike

In the past, Navy medics showed visiting reporters a restraint chair, a symbol of the hidden hunger strike at the detention center at the U.S. Navy base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, inside the hospital’s acute care unit. It was not on display during a media visit on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. This photo was approved for release by the U.S. military. WALTER MICHOT wmichot@miamiherald.com

Statistics on hunger strikes and forced feeds through nasal-gastric tubes have long been a useful tool in measuring unrest at Guantanamo Bay detainment facility.  At one point in 2013, the military disclosed that over 100 prisoners were on hunger strike and, at the height of their protest, 46 had been force-fed …

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US Army: Those leading the fight against sexual harassment and assault in the military are frequently among the perpetrators of sexual violence


The Washington Post investigates the Army’s approach to combating sexual assault and reveals the hypocrisy of its leaders, several of whom have been recently charged with sexual harassment or sexual assault. The photo shows three officers with key roles in sexual assault prevention who have themselves been accused of crimes …

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