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TAKE ACTION: President Obama: Provide Independent Medical Examiners to Guantanamo Detainees


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Beverly
- 474 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The United Nations and World Medical Association require that Guantanamo detainees have access to independent medical advice and examinations. But they aren't getting it.



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Beverly M. (85)
Monday July 1, 2013, 4:19 pm
In response to this violation and a public plea by detainees, a group of 150 doctors from around the world and including the U.S. have published an open letter to President Obama urging him to correct this injustice.

The plea comes from several detainees engaged in a hunger strike as their only means of attracting attention to their plight. In retaliation, military doctors are force-feeding them in a very painful and abusive manner, they reported last month in a letter to the Guardian.

The detainees are pleading for independent medical care because they say military doctors are compromising their duty to patients and putting loyalty to their superiors first. Detainees insist they cannot trust them, and without this trust, acceptable medical care is impossible.Ask President Obama to provide independent medical examiners to Guantanamo detainees.
 

Judy C. (108)
Monday July 1, 2013, 4:29 pm
Signed. What a horrible situation! Thanks, Beverly.
 

AniMae Chi (411)
Monday July 1, 2013, 4:34 pm
AniMaeChi, You signed on June 19, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
President Obama
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (276)
Monday July 1, 2013, 5:08 pm
Already signed
 

Sue H. (7)
Monday July 1, 2013, 6:03 pm
Noted and signed on 6/23/13. Thanks for keeping this visible for signatures.
 

Jim Phillips (3209)
Monday July 1, 2013, 9:09 pm
Signed petition but my comments did not show up in the petition.

Essentially I said was to close Guantanamo and let those that can be released should be
released. The ones that are left should be transferred and given their day in court. Allow
independent doctors review the health and status of the prisoners.

Ty, Beverly.
.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 1, 2013, 11:13 pm
Signed Beverly cheers
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 1, 2013, 11:14 pm
David, You signed on June 19, 2013.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (388)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 2:00 am
Noted and signed.
 

Frances Darcy (219)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 4:39 am
done already
 

Elizabeth O. (88)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 5:03 am
Signed.
 

Allan Yorkowita (445)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 9:33 am
Once again, there is the UN, right on top of the situation...pathetic.
 

Ben Oscarsito (316)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 11:09 am
Done. 10,000 have signed so far...
 

Stuart Thomas (515)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 8:10 pm
Stuart, You signed on June 23, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
President Obama

Thank you for the posting, though, Beverly.
 

John De Avalon (35)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 5:33 am
Guantanamo is a stain on America's soul and standing in the world...
 

John De Avalon (35)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 5:34 am
If they're guilty of anything - charge them!

If they're not - send them home!
 

Ana R (220)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 1:14 am
# 11,506@N with hope
Thank you!
 
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