I read this article on the force-feeding at Guantanamo Bay of detainees on hunger strike.
Mos Def the rapper and actor agreed to undergo the procedure to showcase what these detainees actually go through. It looks awful, and extremely painful
My question is.. what's the alternative?
Should they be allowed to starve?.. or should it be a case, of recognising that they are pleading to be heard, and agreeing to a compromise, with a view to establishing fair and just treatment.. where no one feels the need to refrain from eating.. and no one feels the need to force feed
You can read, and watch it.. here.