Friday, July 20, 2007

Guantanamo hunger strikers defiant despite forced feedings

Guantanamo hunger strikers defiant, despite force feedings
By BEN FOX, Associated Press Writer

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - Twice a day at the U.S. military prison here, Abdul Rahman Shalabi and Zaid Salim Zuhair Ahmed are strapped down in padded restraint chairs and flexible yellow tubes are inserted through their noses and throats. Milky nutritional supplements, mixed with water and olive oil to add calories and ease constipation, pour into their stomachs.

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