Guantanamo: hunger strikers in critical state
Today, President Obama will speak about American security issues, including the critical question of Guantánamo Bay prison camp, where over 100 detainees are on hunger strike - some of them for over three months. Former British resident Shaker Aamer is among them. Having been detained without trial indefinitely, with no sign of release despite being approved for transfer out of the camp years ago, Shaker told his family he believes he will die in the camp.
USA: Jacqueline Montanez is about to turn 37. Sentenced to life without parole aged 16, it will be the 21st year she she has spent her birthday behind bars. Leave Jacqueline a birthday message
El Salvador: A pregnant woman with serious health problems is being denied access to an abortion without which she is likely to die. Demand life-saving treatment
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