Force feeding at Guantanamo breaches ethics, doctors say

  title={Force feeding at Guantanamo breaches ethics, doctors say},
  author={Owen Dyer},
Military doctors who participate in the force feeding of detainees at the US detention facility at Guantanamo Bay who are on hunger strike are breaching established medical ethics, claims a letter signed by 262 doctors and published in this week's Lancet (2006;367: 811. The signatories, mostly from Britain, Ireland, Australia, and the United States, argue that the World Medical Association's Declarations of Tokyo and Malta specifically prohibit force feeding. The American Medical Association… CONTINUE READING

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