Matthew Hedges: Wife urges UAE to free husband held since May

A British student has been detained for the last five months in the United Arab Emirates "without explanation" after a research trip, his wife has said.

A British student has been detained for the last five months in the United Arab Emirates "without explanation" after a research trip, his wife has said.

Matthew Hedges, a PhD student at Durham University, has been held in solitary confinement after being accused of spying, according to the Times.

His wife said his rights were being "violated on a daily basis".

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has raised the case with his counterpart in the country.

The Times reported...
source: BBC

2018-10-11 13:17
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