Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Highlights Guantanamo Bay’s Force-Feeding Procedures (Video)

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Highlights Guantanamo Bay's Force-Feeding Procedures (Video)

During Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Muslims (worldwide) participate in a month-long fasting, even detainees at Guantanamo Bay. But, the Obama administration force-feeds 45 prisoners… and Islamic community leaders want them to stop.

According To U.K.’s The Guardian, rapper/actor Yasiin Bey, previously known as Mos Def, agreed to let himself experience the procedure in a four-minute film made by Human Rights organization Reprieve and Bafta award-winning director Asif Kapadia.

As shown in the video, the procedure looks very painful… and the actor said he volunteered to be force-fed to highlight what was happening to the hunger strikers in Guantánamo.

Other religious groups have also spoken out against the practice.

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