Where's the bliss? Not-so-clueless in America

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Ignorance about what's going down at Guantanamo would require willful suspension of history. The desperate hunger strike actions of prisoners in America's concentration camp has forced a public accounting of the brutal conditions endured. The latest attempt by our government to suppress resistance to U.S. torture policy will fail to relieve the burden of responsibility for crimes against humanity.

4114593638_fa2f6f95a0_m.jpgMilitary officials at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp announced today that they would stop automatically releasing the numbers of detainees being tracked as hunger strikers and those being force-fed. The hunger strike, which began in February and once involved the vast majority of Guantanamo's low-value detainees, has been carried on by just 19 of the facility's 164 prisoners for the past two weeks.

"I remain on hunger strike to protest the ongoing injustice... The only solution is our release from this place. -- prisoner Moath al Alwi

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/09/23/3645793/guantanamo-says-protest-hits-bottom.html#storylink=cpy

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