Guantánamo Bay: The Hunger Strikes | Guardian Animations


Guantánamo Bay: The Hunger Strikes | Guardian Animations
Guantánamo Bay: The Hunger Strikes -  animation

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In March 2012, reports of a hunger strike at Guantánamo Bay, the US detention camp in Cuba, began to surface. Details were sketchy and were contradicted by statements from the US military. Now, using testimony from five detainees, this animated film reveals the daily brutality of life inside Guantánamo. Today there are 17 prisoners still on hunger strike, 16 of whom are being force-fed. Two are in hospital• Warning: contains scenes some viewers might find disturbing! In this Sunday's Observer read the extraordinary story of the making of Guantánamo Bay: The Hunger Strikes, plus an interview with David Morrissey about why he got involved
Watch Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) go through the Guantánamo Bay force feeding procedure here- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6ACE-BBPRs