Jihad Ahmad Diyab

Ex-Guantánamo Detainee Considers Hunger Strike to Get Out of Uruguay

Jihad Ahmad Diyab — former detainee at the U.S. Guantánamo Bay detention center and, until recently, Latin American fugitive — may be planning a “hunger strike,” demanding the small nation of Uruguay pay to reunite him with his family in the Middle East.

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY--March 16, 2015: Jihad Ahmed Mustafa Dhiab, 43, outside his new home in Montevideo.

Report: Former Gitmo Detainee on Hunger Strike After Arrest in Venezuela

Jihad Ahmad Diyab, a former Guantánamo Bay detainee who went missing earlier this summer after leaving Uruguay, where he was given refugee status, is reportedly being kept incommunicado in a Venezuelan secret prison. His attorney fears he has taken up a hunger strike.


Missing Ex-Guantánamo Prisoner, Al-Qaeda Fan Found in Venezuela

Jihad Ahmad Diyab, a former Guantánamo Bay detainee who was released to Uruguay as part of a deal between the White House and the socialist government of former President José Mujica, has surfaced in Venezuela after his disappearance a month ago. He is demanding to be flown to Turkey to reunite with his Syrian family.


Report Claims Missing Ex-Guantánamo Detainee Found in Venezuela

As Latin America cooperates on a frantic search to find former Guantánamo Bay detainee Jihad Ahmad Diyab, a report suggests the terrorist left Uruguay for Venezuela last month, after authorities had issued a statement claiming he had illegally entered Brazil.