About 75 Guantanamo Bay prisoners on hunger strike, U.S. military says

About 75 Guantanamo Bay prisoners on hunger strike, U.S. military says
About 75 Guantanamo Bay prisoners on hunger strike, U.S. military says

Navy Cmdr Robert Durand said from the isolated base in southeast Cuba that the ballooning number of hunger strikers was an "attention-getting" move that may be related to melee at the detention center earlier this month, the Ap reports.

The hunger strike began in August to protest the detainees' indefinite confinement. It had dwindled to just three earlier this year.