Saturday, November 05, 2005

 

Criminal Rumsfeld: Lies about Guantanamo prisoners


....Since August 8, the number of detainees refusing to eat has risen from several dozen to about 128, about a quarter of the prison population, according to the Pentagon....

The doctor's statement also is at odds with Rumsfeld's report on Tuesday that 27 detainees were participating in hunger strike....

Many of the facility's roughly 500 prisoners have been held for more than three years without being charged or having access to a lawyer....

U.N. investigators recently were invited to visit the facility but were not granted the same access to the detainees as the International Committee of the Red Cross. Red Cross reports on detainees are confidential, while the United Nations makes its findings public....

CNN

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