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Fasting ex-Gitmo inmate in danger: Uruguay doctor

A former Guantanamo inmate resettled in Uruguay is refusing liquids and risks dying from a hunger strike he launched to demand his transfer to another country, his doctor said Thursday. Jihad Diyab, who began his hunger strike 63 days ago, has worsened since early Tuesday, when he stopped drinking fluids as well, said Julia Galzerano of the Uruguayan Medical Union. She said the 45-year-old Syrian had decided not to receive medical care if he goes into a coma, as he did briefly last month.
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