Prominent Public Health Leaders Call on President Obama to End Force Feeding at Guantanamo

Dean Lynn R. Goldman and 34 other physicians and U.S. public health leaders joined together to send a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to end the practice of force-feeding the hunger strikers at Guantanamo Bay. The letter says the use of restraints to force-feed detainees is inhumane and severely breaches the ethics in American medical practice.

Read the letter, which was sent to the president November 1.