Yasiin Bey Allows Himself To Be Force-Fed Under Standard Guantánamo Bay Procedure [Video]


Yasiin Bey force fed1As Ramadan begins, more than 100 hunger-strikers in Guantánamo Bay continue their protest. There are reportedly more than 40 prisoners being force-fed.

A leaked document sets out the military instructions, or standard operating procedure, for force-feeding detainees. In this four-minute film made by Human Rights organisation Reprieve and Bafta award-winning director Asif Kapadia, US actor and rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def), experiences the procedure [read more via The Guardian].

The video has gone viral on youtube. It was posted Jul 8, 2013 and in less than a week garnered 4,809,488 views. Warning: The video is very graphic.

Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) Force Fed Under Standard Guantánamo Bay Procedure

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