A hunger strike to protest against indefinite detentions at the Guantanamo Bay military prison is now into its third month, raising questions about the U.S. government’s commitment to shutting it down.
Guards clashed with detainees over the weekend after trying to move them out of their communal living blocks and into single-cell rooms.
The military says the move is temporary and was conducted for security and health reasons.
A federal judge has said he did not have the authority to rule on conditions of confinement at Guantanamo.
The White House downplayed the relocations and once again blamed the situation on politics.
As lawmakers continue to squabble, there is no sign of a resolution to the hunger strike.