Guantánamo Bay

In 2008, US president Barack Obama vowed to close the Guantánamo Bay prison camp in Cuba, but it remains open. Since 2002, nearly 800 men have been detained, and around 150 still remain at the camp, with little hope of release. More than 100 inmates began a hunger strike earlier this year in protest at the conditions under which they were being kept. Seventeen of these detainees remain on strike, and are being force fed through tubes inserted into their noses.

An extraordinary animated short film has just been produced that highlights this situation through the detainees' own words, spoken by the actors Peter Capaldi and David Morrissey. You can view the film on the Guardian website here.

You can also view a selection of images from the camp, produced by the artists Steve Mumford, Janet Hamlin and Molly Crabapple, by clicking on the picture below.

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