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Friday, 24 Oct 2014

Mos Def Undergoes Force-feeding To Call Attention To Treatment Of Hunger-strikers At Guantanamo Bay

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The rapper-actor couldn't handle the force-feeding and begged for it to stop.

WASHINGTON – Yasiin Bey, the actor and activist formerly known as Mos Def, submitted to the type of force-feeding imposed on hunger strikers at Guantanamo Bay — and it wasn’t pretty.

The Brooklyn-born entertainer joined with the human rights group Reprieve to demonstrate what the hunger strikers are enduring at the U.S. military lockup. The demonstration was videotaped and posted online Monday.

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