Conflict & Justice

Guantanamo Hunger Strike Turns Violent


The exterior of Camp Delta is seen at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, March 6, 2013. The facility is operated by the Joint Task Force Guantanamo and holds prisoners who have been captured in the war in Afghanistan and elsewhere since the September 11, 2001 attacks. Picture taken March 6, 2013. REUTERS/Bob Strong (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY CRIME LAW) - RTR3ETZJ



Guards at the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba clashed with inmates over the weekend.

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Tensions have been increasing at the facility, as more and more prisoners have joined a hunger strike that started in February.

Carol Rosenberg covers Guantanamo Bay for the Miami Herald.

She speaks with anchor Marco Werman about the latest violence and the ongoing hunger strikes.