Hikers stand near the top of a natural rock bridge on Mt. Rainier, Washington, May 1963.
Photograph by Barry Bishop, National Geographic
Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) force-fed under standard Guantánamo Bay procedure.
As Ramadan begins, more than 100 hunger-strikers in Guantánamo Bay continue their protest. More than 40 of them are being force-fed. A leaked document sets out the military instructions, or standard operating procedure, for force-feeding detainees. In this four-minute film made by Human Rights organisation Reprieve and Bafta award-winning director Asif Kapadia, US actor and rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def), experiences the procedure.
* tears. That was painful to watch, raw.
So, I couldn’t watch this with the sound on, and even then, I had to look away.