Friday, November 30, 2007
Thomas Hammarberg, the Council of Europe's commissioner for human rights, said: "What happened at Guantanamo was torture and it is illegal to provide facilities or anything to make this torture possible. Under the law, European governments should have intervened and should not have given permission to let these flights happen."
So when will these countries come foreward and help the men that have been illegally prisoned these six years because of their complicity?
To read the full account from the Sunday Times (London) click on the title.
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 conditions...in 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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Thank You David....