Tag Archives: guantanamo

Yasiin Bey (AKA Mos Def) undergoes force-feeding procedure to protest GTMO

TweetMajor trigger warning.  The hip-hop artist and actor formerly known as Mos Def and currently going by Yasiin Bey underwent the force-feeding procedure administered to some of Guantanamo Bay inmates on hunger strike. Over 100 prisoners are on a hunger strike, which started in February and 44 of them are being fed against their will. [...]
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Guantánamo is a grave reminder of the consequences of assuming all “terrorists are Muslims”

TweetIn a week marked by tragedy, an important op-ed published in the NY Times reminds us that there are people still suffering from the US’s anti-terrorism efforts. Two Gitmo detainees on hunger strike tell their story through their lawyers for us to read. I’ve been on a hunger strike since Feb. 10 and have lost [...]
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