First Public Video Footage of U.S. Government Force-Feeding

In an exclusive video, a hunger striker is force-fed in ICE detention, lifting the veil of secrecy on a practice condemned by medical experts and ethicists.


The Public Has Never Seen the U.S. Government Force-Feed Someone — Until Now

Travis Mannon, José Olivares

In an exclusive video, a hunger striker is force-fed in ICE detention — lifting the veil of secrecy on a practice condemned by medical ethicists.



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Liliana Segura

Some of his co-defendants were exonerated. Others died behind bars. Of four death sentences, only Hooper’s remains. Now he’s up for execution.



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This Is How the Federal Government Force-Feeds Detainees


Ajay Kumar was force-fed while detained in an immigration jail. Years later, The Intercept finally got ahold of the video recording.



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