Friday, November 30, 2007

Sami al-Hajj told that he may be suffering from cancer

Sami al-Hajj, the Al-Jazeera cameraman being held at Guantánamo who has been engaged in a hunger strike for one year now is reportedly suffering from serious health problems. Doctors reportedly told him that he may be suffering from cancer. Although the military claims that nine men are currently engaged in hunger strikes, word from the prison suggests many more than nine. Hunger strikes have been utilized over the century's to protest inhumane and unconscienable response to the guantanamo hunger strikes our government has tortured the strikers by restraining the men and force feeding them with oversized feeding tubes.

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