Category: Sondra Crosby

Guantánamo force-feeding amounts to punishment, detainee’s lawyers argue

The Guardian Sondra Crosby, School of Medicine Lawyers for a Guantánamo detainee argued in court on Monday that the US military’s forcible feedings of hunger-striking detainees were a method of punishment, not the medically viable procedure the government has long claimed… Expert quote: “It looks like medical care is being withheld because of disciplinary status and that […]

Military doctors urged to refuse force-feeding at Guantanamo

Reuters Sondra Crosby, School of Medicine Leonard Glantz, School of Public Health George Annas, School of Public Health U.S. military doctors should refuse orders to force-feed hunger strikers at the Guantanamo detention camp because it violates their ethical obligations, two doctors and a medical ethics professor wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine on […]