Conflict & Justice

Guards at Guantanamo Clash with Prisoners over Hunger Strike Protests

Things have never been pretty in the prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, but this spring has been especially ugly. The problems have been in "Camp-6"³ where the cooperative prisoners are kept, many of whom have been cleared for release.

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A hunger strike to protest searches began in February and has steadily grown. On April 13, guards stormed Camp 6 when prisoners refused to return to their cells from a common area.

A number of prisoners resisted and four non-lethal rounds were fired by guards.

Anchor Aaron Schachter talks to Carol Rosenberg, a correspondent for the Miami Herald, who was allowed to see the camp where the action took place.