May 16, 2013: One hundred inmates out of the 166 at Guantánamo are protesting their detention by refusing food, according to a U.S. military statement on Wednesday. It also reported that 30 inmates are regularly force fed.
May 13, 1993: Haitian refugees detained at Guantánamo because they tested H.I.V. positive began their second prolonged hunger strike. 158 adults at a makeshift confinement camp on the base began the strike after their calls for release were ignored. Federal immigration policy barred anyone carrying the virus from entering the United States.