Discussion: ICE Stops Force-Feeding Immigrant Detainees On Hunger Strike In Texas

Force-feeding has been recognized as torture for a long time. Sometimes that’s been its purpose. In addition to the pain and psychological effects, it can also sometimes lead to life-threatening complicatons.

Some information on force-feeding here: https://io9.gizmodo.com/heres-what-really-happens-when-you-force-feed-someone-1699078018 . Quoting from this link:
“The American Medical Association and the Red Cross both condemn force-feeding as a form of torture. And yet, the U.S. government and the United Nations have both force-fed hunger-striking prisoners. The real problem? Most people probably don’t realize how complicated force-feeding is, and how much can go wrong.”