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Why Doctors Oppose Force-Feeding Guantanamo Hunger Strikers

Why Doctors Oppose Force-Feeding Guantanamo Hunger Strikers

| July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Doctors say a viral video demonstrating force-feeding helps expose the unethical treatment and pain of Guantanamo detainees subjected to the procedure. Force-feeding is unethical, doctors say, because prisoners of sound mind have a right to refuse medical intervention, including nourishment.

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