2013-05-06 21:48:54

Activists call on Obama Administration to close Guantanamo as hunger strike passes 100 days

As detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison continue a three month-long hunger strike, pressure is growing on the Obama Administration to free the more than 80 men cleared for release and shut the controversial facility down. Over the weekend, as prisoners marked the 100th day on hunger strike, Code Pink activists gathered outside the White House. The group says hundreds of people have signed on to a campaign to fast for 24 hours in solidarity with the Guantanamo detainees. Code Pink co-founder Diane Wilson is carrying out an open-ended hunger strike.

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