There are 120 prisoners at the extra-legal concentration camp at Guantanamo Bey.
44 are on hunger strike and being force-fed against their will, in contravention of international law.
Juan Cole is the founder and chief editor of Informed Comment. He is Richard P. Mitchell Professor of History at the University of Michigan He is author of, among many other books, Muhammad: Prophet of Peace amid the Clash of Empires and The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Follow him on Twitter at @jricole or the Informed Comment Facebook Page
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