“Man Down!” That’s the cry prisoners shout to the guards when a man needs immediate medical attention. The guards at Corcoran State Prison did not respond to the cry, and hunger striker Billy ‘Guero’ Sell died on July 22, 2013.
The Corcoran prison officials allege that Billy Sell committed suicide. Prisoners tell a very different story… Continue reading “Save California hungerstrikers.. help NOW”
Obaydullah, a detainee at Gitmo who was first captured in Afghanistan in 2002, filed a declaration in federal court in March that was unsealed and posted by the national security blog Lawfare on Friday. The declaration goes into striking detail about the circumstances that Obaydullah (who goes by one name) says provoked the hunger strike at the detention camp, Continue reading “‘I’m in Guantanamo 11 years without trial… On hunger strike to death’”