Military to Suspend Guantanamo Hunger Strike Updates

Officials at the Guantanamo Bay prison announced that they will…

Officials at the Guantanamo Bay prison announced that they will no longer release daily hunger strike updates, because they say the number of participants has steadily dropped to a core group of 19 defiant prisoners.

For months, the U.S. military has issued reports each day listing the number of hunger strikers during one of the most sustained protests at the prison on the U.S. naval base in Cuba. The prison opened in January 2002 to hold “enemy combatants” in the early days of the war in Afghanistan.

Read more at http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/us-military-ending-gitmo-hunger-strike-updates-20345198.

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