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After Decade Of Detention, Guantanamo Prisoners Go On Hunger Strike

Mar 22, 2013 (All Things Considered) — Twenty-six Guantanamo prisoners are on a hunger strike to protest their continued detention at the island facility. Eight of the men are being fed intravenously. Military officials say detainees told guards that they had stopped eating because of the lack of interest in their plight. Among their complaints: they weren't mentioned in President Obama's inaugural address or the State of the Union.

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