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Gitmo Docs Use Pseudonyms

What's in a name? Since being ordered to force-feed hunger striking prisoners–a violation of the Tokyo Declaration of 1975–doctors at Guantánamo Bay Prison have adopted Shakespearean pseudonyms to protect their anonymity. "Desdemona," "Leonato." and "Luciento" have been administering nutritional supplements via feeding tube to the nineteen detainees still refusing solid food. The strike has lasted since February, and at one point included more than 100 of the 164 prisoners at Guantánamo.

October 31, 2013 5:19 PM