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Force Feeding at Gitmo? Yessir!

June 21, 2013

Via The Guardian: "Calls for the doctors who force-feed hunger-striking prisoners at Guantánamo Bay to refuse to perform the practice on ethical grounds have got nowhere, a spokesman for the prison said on Thursday.

No doctors, nurses or corpsman had balked at feeding the prisoners or even voiced a concern about the military's policy of using what's known as enteral feeding to prevent any of the hunger strikers starving to death, said Navy Captain Robert Durand.

"They signed up to carry out lawful orders," Durand said. "This is a lawful order."

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