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US Judge Allows Force Feeding in Guantanamo to Continue

A U.S. judge has allowed the military to resume force feeding a prisoner at Guantanamo Bay, but urged authorities to explore alternative methods. District judge Gladys Kessler lifted a temporary ban against force feeding Syrian prisoner Abu Wa'el Dhiab, saying there is a "real probability" he would die if not fed. The judge said she faced an "anguishing" choice of either renewing the order to halt the practice, which risked the prisoner dying, or allowing him to...

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