In China’s shadow, Gitmo Uighurs languish on Palau

In China’s shadow, Gitmo Uighurs languish on Palau

In this photo taken on Feb. 9, 2013, former Guantanamo prisoners, from left, Ahmat Abdulahad, Davut Abdurahim and Abdulghappar Abdulrahman sit outside Abdulrahman's small apartment in Koror, Palau. Released from Guantanamo Bay military prison by the U.S. in 2009, Abdulahad and several other Uighur men have been struggling on the South Pacific island nation of Palau where they have been temporarily resettled. The men and Palau's new president say pressure from China has made it impossible for them to find a permanent home elsewhere. (AP Photo/Eric Talmadge)KOROR, Palau (AP) — Ahmat Abdulahad can't help but laugh at the irony of his predicament.


In China’s shadow, Gitmo Uighurs languish on Palau

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