[JURIST] Four Guantanamo Bay [JURIST backgrounder] prisoners filed a motion [text, PDF] in the US District Court for the District of Columbia [official website] on Sunday asking the federal court to order the prison's officials to stop the practice of force-feeding hunger strikers. In their motion, Shaker Aamer, Ahmed Belbacha, Nabil Hadjarab and Abu Wa'el Dhiab alleged that the practice violates human rights law and medical ethics, while serving "no penological interest." They also noted that they have all been...

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