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Guantanamo prisoner speaks of despair, hunger strike
Google News/AFP ^ | May 3, 2013 | AFP

Posted on 05/03/2013 4:19:04 PM PDT by Innovative

Guantanamo Bay prisoner Obaydullah says he is "losing all hope" after joining a widening hunger strike in February to protest his indefinite detention at the US military jail.

In his declaration, signed on March 27 but made public Friday, the Afghan prisoner vowed that he and his fellow detainees "plan to remain on strike until we are treated with dignity" despite the difficulties and health consequences.

More than a month after Obaydullah's declaration was signed, 100 out of 166 inmates held at the prison on the remote US naval base in southeastern Cuba are on hunger strike, prison spokesman Samuel House said.

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: gitmo; guantanamo; hungerstrike; terrorists
Considering that only the worst of the worst terrorists are housed in Guantanamo, I can't understand why don't we just let them starve themselves to death in their hunger strike.
1 posted on 05/03/2013 4:19:04 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative
and this POS can give interviews because???
2 posted on 05/03/2013 4:22:44 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Innovative
Considering that only the worst of the worst terrorists are housed in Guantanamo, I can't understand why don't we just let them starve themselves to death in their hunger strike.

If you are so sure they are bad, we should have no problem trying them and convicting them of something. The problem is, we are holding them without trial.

3 posted on 05/03/2013 4:24:48 PM PDT by arista
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To: Innovative

Oh, eff off, you jihadi pu##y...


4 posted on 05/03/2013 4:25:29 PM PDT by thoolou ("Technology is driven by those who understand it the least" - Unknown)
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To: Chode

Maybe there’s not enough food due to the sequestration! Just another way to blame the Republicans. :)


5 posted on 05/03/2013 4:26:00 PM PDT by T Baden (Tenth Amendment Texan)
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To: Innovative

Under the Geneva Convention terrorists can be executed after a summary courts martial in the field headed by any commissioned or non commissioned officer.....from the moment they were captured their lives were forfeit. I have no empathy, none whatsoever, zilch, nada, double zero......they can rot.


6 posted on 05/03/2013 4:26:18 PM PDT by Forty-Niner (A Strong Man Armed who guards his home, lives in peace.)
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To: Innovative

put some good quality food in front of him and leave it there.

it is his decision if he wants to go see his Alluh ... sooner, or later.....

as long as we provide him decent food, we are NOT responsible if he chooses not to eat it

Problem Solved.


7 posted on 05/03/2013 4:28:41 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (()
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To: Innovative

Wait, the world’s tiniest violin is tuning up...


8 posted on 05/03/2013 4:28:57 PM PDT by Argus
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To: Innovative
Dear Murdering Muzzie,

Dilligas. (Do I look like I give a sh*t?)

9 posted on 05/03/2013 4:29:38 PM PDT by stboz
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To: Innovative

I say,

Plant a subdermal remote tracking device on him and let him go back to his comrades.

Tell him he will be tracked.

Don’t implant it, but make an incision that would lead others to think he is being tracked.

Don’t tell him he will be tracked and won’t be targeted by our drones, but leave him with a scare for others to see.


10 posted on 05/03/2013 4:30:35 PM PDT by Zeneta (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn.)
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To: arista

I don’t consider that a problemm at all.


11 posted on 05/03/2013 4:31:12 PM PDT by beandog (All Aboard the Choo Choo Train to Crazy Town)
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To: arista

Facts about Guantanamo Bay

http://malta.usembassy.gov/guantanamo.html

Dealing with captured terrorists is a difficult challenge. They are not soldiers. They do not adhere to the rules of war. They do not represent any state or government. Al Qaida is not a party to international treaties or conventions.

The first priority of any government is to protect its citizens. These combatants have not surrendered. Some may never renounce their devotion to terrorism and are fanatical in their commitment to kill innocent people and cause global instability.

All detainees are provided:

•Food: three meals per day that meet cultural dietary Requirements

•Shelter: camps range from restrictive with 30 minutes of exercise twice a week to less restrictive with outside recreation several hours a day. Plans are underway for expanded communal living quarters and increased opportunities for exercise and team activities including soccer, volleyball and ping pong.

•The Opportunity to Worship: a copy of the Koran is given to the detainees printed as appropriate in one of five languages. (Arabic, Dari, Pashtu, Russian, and Farsi.) They also receive prayer beads, prayer rugs, and other reading materials The Muslim call to prayer is played over camp loudspeakers five times a day, generally at 5:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Once the call to prayer sounds, detainees receive 20 minutes of uninterrupted time to practice their faith. The guards strive to ensure detainees are not interrupted during this period. Stenciled arrows pointing in the direction of Mecca are displayed throughout the camp to assist the detainees in knowing in what direction to pray.

•Reading Materials (increased access to foreign language materials is planned)

•Excellent Medical Care: detainees receive medical treatment that is comparable to what us service men and women receive. The lives of dozens, if not hundreds, of insurgents and detainees have been saved by superior medical treatment provided by us military personnel.


12 posted on 05/03/2013 4:31:34 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: arista

I do not. They are not American citizens and even more to the point they are scum. They can rot in prison without a trial for the rest of their miserable lives for all I care.


13 posted on 05/03/2013 4:32:19 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12----No king but Christ! Don't tread on me!)
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To: arista

As I stand here gently pulling my cheek below my right eye.
I ask you to look way down in there.
See if you can see anybody who cares!


14 posted on 05/03/2013 4:32:59 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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To: Innovative
[And, as the strike continued and grew, they dropped the temperature to freezing. . .]

This is ludicrous. The plumbing and the cooling system would freeze up after a while. Lowering the temperature has a pacifying effect on inmates. If you bring it down into the 50’s many of them will take to their bunks, under their blankets and sleep.

15 posted on 05/03/2013 4:34:23 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Innovative

You are given food and liquids to survive....check
You choose not to accept that nourishment....check

You choose to die by your own actions........check

Would a down pillow make your ascent into Hell more comfortable while you self-inflict your own death?. I’ll see what I can do.

Hey, can I have your prayer rug? It would look good with my sofa.


16 posted on 05/03/2013 4:46:21 PM PDT by Benjamin Dover (This tagline space for rent)
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To: Innovative

Pipe his in 24/7—>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKo4FMzt_hM


17 posted on 05/03/2013 4:49:09 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Innovative

Margaret Thatcher knew the correct way to deal with hunger strikers.


18 posted on 05/03/2013 4:51:09 PM PDT by chesley (Vast deserts of political ignorance makes liberalism possible - James Lewis)
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To: Innovative

I’m so tired of hearing these cowardly, Muzzie murderers pissin’ and moanin’ the blues all of the time. If they don’t want to eat, fine. Don’t eat!


19 posted on 05/03/2013 4:54:42 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I got expelled from the "fundamental transformation" indoctrination center.)
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To: Innovative

That’s what happens when your islamicide fizzles, mohamhead.

Please, put him out of our misery.


20 posted on 05/03/2013 5:13:05 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Its Cuba, it never freezes in Cuba.


21 posted on 05/03/2013 5:24:00 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Innovative

Yes. Re “losing all hope”. Well terrorista, how about “losing your life” just to finish the process and it will put you out of your misery.

One less turd to feed and the 72 Virgins can rest in peace for a while.


22 posted on 05/03/2013 6:06:12 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Innovative

I always enjoy happy news. Force feed them water and pretzels for all I care.


23 posted on 05/03/2013 6:47:13 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (You don't have to be stupid to become a Progressive, but it does speed up the process.)
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To: Innovative
Cheer up! Look what's for breakfast:

Are you hungry yet?

24 posted on 05/03/2013 7:40:05 PM PDT by TChad (Call them Oppressives, not Progressives)
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To: Innovative
Obama is working overtime trying to figure out a way to blame this on the “seKestah.”
25 posted on 05/04/2013 6:41:43 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Benjamin Dover

But it would smell really bad.


26 posted on 05/06/2013 9:14:59 PM PDT by tdscpa
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