To get the prison shut down. A little more evidence for something we already suspected was true.

The advisor, who cannot be identified because of military rules and concerns for his family’s safety, attributes the suicides to a misguided rumor that an act of martyrdom would result in the rest of Guantanamo’s prisoners being freed.

“They thought they were doing good, that they were sacrificing themselves,” he said. “They thought there would be planes lined up to take the others away.”

Since the suicides had no effect, “I don’t think it will happen again,” he said. “The world didn’t respond the way they thought it would.”

In fairness to the deceased, that is rather uncharacteristic of the world.

Follow that first link and scroll down for a laundry list of progressively absurd “sensitivity” measures.