Force Feeding

Court Rules Teen Must Be Force-Fed In Landmark Case

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

A sick teenager with mental health problems was said to be "doing well" after a High Court judge ruled she could be fed through a tube. Mr Justice ...

Guantánamo: Where There Are No Shades of Grey

Neil Durkin | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Politics
Neil Durkin

One of the books that detainees at Guantánamo Bay are 50 Shades of Grey, the international bestseller from the US writer EL James. Could it be that the US military authorities have decided that James' erotic thriller is actually pornographic (so-called "mummy porn") and therefore unsuitable for the camp's 155 detainees?

Watching Yasiin Bey Be Force-Fed Guantanamo Style

Clemency Wells | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK
Clemency Wells

We simply have to reiterate the facts which speak for themselves: the vast majority of men in Guantanamo have not been charged, let alone given a trial. More than 52% have been cleared for release by the very government which continues to hold them.

Why, Mr President, Is Guantanamo Bay Still Open?

Cori Crider | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Politics
Cori Crider

"A symbol around the world for an America that flouts the rule of law." These are President Obama's recent words on Guantanamo Bay, the military prison he rules as commander-in-chief. But as Gitmo's infamous hunger strike enters its sixth month, it is increasingly plain that we have not one, but two administrations on Guantánamo Bay. The first - the administration of President Obama's speeches - regrets the prison... The second administration offers a retort.

Force Fed To Find A Husband

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Young women in West Africa are routinely force fed to help them find a husband, say recent reports. Very slim women are seen as poor and unable to ...

Modern Day Slavery: Guantanamo Bay's Force Feeding Factory - Torture in Iraq

Rima Amin | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Politics
Rima Amin

A legal filing lodged to the US federal government by lawyers acting on behalf of four detainees refer to procedures at Guantanamo Bay could create a potentially dangerous "force-feeding factory" during Ramadan.

Jessica Elgot

Top Lawyer On Hunger Strike For Guantanamo Detainee

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK

Clive Stafford Smith, a top human rights lawyer and activist has declared himself on hunger strike in solidarity with Shaker Aamer, the last British m...

Ian Brady Is 'Chronically Psychotic' Court Hears

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK

Moors Murderer Ian Brady remains "chronically psychotic" and should remain in a hospital setting for treatment, his mental health tribunal has heard. ...

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Rita Pal | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK
Rita Pal

Fasting has been common throughout history . It is the act of willingly abstaining from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time. It is often used as a method of non-violent resistance to effect political change. Famous fasts include the forty hour fast by World Vision to bring awareness to poverty and hunger around the world. Mohandas K. Gandhi conducted several prolonged fasts as effective political and social protests.

Nurse Who Force-Fed Baby To Death Jailed In Landmark Case

PA | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK

Nurse Gloria Dwomoh has been jailed for three years at the Old Bailey for killing her baby by force-feeding her in the first case of its kind in Brita...