Video: Mos Def undergoes force-feeding in protest against Guantánamo Bay practices
Food for thought: Yasiin Bey -better known as Mos Def– has been filmed being brutally force-fed as part of a campaign against inhumane practices at Guantánamo Bay.
It’s a powerful and thought-provoking video, with an emotional Yasiin Bey while and after undergoing the procedure. At present, 44 inmates at the Guantánamo Bay camp are being fed against their will because of their hunger strike, even throughout Ramadan. Take a moment to think about it; what are your thoughts on these kinds of procedures?
If you want to start your week on a more lighthearted note after watching this shocking video, then this Mos Def classic can bring back positive vibes.
(Warning: some viewers may find these images distressing)
Update: the video is now blocked in some countries. Watch it here.