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USA: Authorities must end indefinite detention in Guantánamo as hunger strike grows

Headline Title:  USA: Authorities must end indefinite detention in Guantánamo as hunger strike grows 22 April 2013 The US authorities must urgently end indefinite detention at Guantánamo Bay, Amnesty International said today after it was confirmed that more than half the detainees are now on hunger strike.As of 21 April, 84 of the 166 detainees held at the US naval base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, were recognized by the military authorities as being on hunger strike.Detainees began their protest in early February, in reaction to what they said were abusive cell searches and deteriorating…

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