Obama Administration Secretly Fights Release of Gravely Ill Guantanamo Prisoner – Shadowproof #ViaDiasporaNativeWebApp

Odah suffers from “severe malnutrition,” according to statements submitted by doctors. His current weight is 56 percent of normal body weight for a human being. He faces the great risk of “organ failure, neurological damage, and inevitably, death.”

In solitary confinement, Odah’s medical condition is exacerbated, and doctors believe that could lead to chronic medical illnesses, depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, and permanent neuropsychological damage.’ Plus, the military has used physicians as weapons to coerce prisoners into breaking their hunger strike, which has led numerous prisoners to reject medical recommendations.

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