Syrian Abu Wa’el Dhiab, a former Guantánamo detainee, rests in bed as he speaks to his family via a laptop, in his apartment in Montevideo, Uruguay, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. Activists and Uruguayan officials say Dhiab’s health is deteriorating as he continues a hunger strike demanding to leave Uruguay, which took him in with five other former Guantánamo prisoners in 2014.
Syrian Abu Wa’el Dhiab, a former Guantánamo detainee, rests in bed as he speaks to his family via a laptop, in his apartment in Montevideo, Uruguay, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. Activists and Uruguayan officials say Dhiab’s health is deteriorating as he continues a hunger strike demanding to leave Uruguay, which took him in with five other former Guantánamo prisoners in 2014. MATILDE CAMPODONICO ASSOCIATED PRESS
Syrian Abu Wa’el Dhiab, a former Guantánamo detainee, rests in bed as he speaks to his family via a laptop, in his apartment in Montevideo, Uruguay, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. Activists and Uruguayan officials say Dhiab’s health is deteriorating as he continues a hunger strike demanding to leave Uruguay, which took him in with five other former Guantánamo prisoners in 2014. MATILDE CAMPODONICO ASSOCIATED PRESS

Hunger-striking ex-Guantánamo detainee’s health said to worsen

September 10, 2016 08:04 AM

UPDATED September 10, 2016 08:14 AM

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