A sign that reads in Spanish “Don’t let Jihad die” hangs behind candles outside the U.S. Embassy during a demonstration in Montevideo, Uruguay, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Former Guantánamo detainee Abu Wa’el Dhiab from Syria, also called Jihad, is on a hunger strike, threatening to die if he is not allowed to reunite with his family elsewhere, after he was resettled in Uruguay.
A sign that reads in Spanish “Don’t let Jihad die” hangs behind candles outside the U.S. Embassy during a demonstration in Montevideo, Uruguay, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Former Guantánamo detainee Abu Wa’el Dhiab from Syria, also called Jihad, is on a hunger strike, threatening to die if he is not allowed to reunite with his family elsewhere, after he was resettled in Uruguay. MATILDE CAMPODONICO ASSOCIATED PRESS
A sign that reads in Spanish “Don’t let Jihad die” hangs behind candles outside the U.S. Embassy during a demonstration in Montevideo, Uruguay, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Former Guantánamo detainee Abu Wa’el Dhiab from Syria, also called Jihad, is on a hunger strike, threatening to die if he is not allowed to reunite with his family elsewhere, after he was resettled in Uruguay. MATILDE CAMPODONICO ASSOCIATED PRESS

Uruguay: Hunger-striking ex-Guantánamo detainee not at death risk

September 17, 2016 4:15 PM

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Carol Rosenberg reports on Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, the place, policy, people, war court.