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A verdict is expected today in the appeal by a British student against his conviction in Sharjah, UAE, which was based on a ‘confession’ extracted from him through torture.
Prime Minister David Cameron has said that the UK will continue to raise with UAE authorities the case of a British student who was tortured by police into signing a confession to drugs offences.
David Cameron is being urged to intervene to protect a British student who was tortured into ‘confessing’ to drugs charges in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
A British student who was tortured into ‘confessing’ to drugs charges in the United Arab Emirates has spoken out about his ordeal.
A young British student who was tortured into signing a ‘confession’ has been jailed for nine years in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE), says the legal charity Reprieve.
Authorities in Sharjah (UAE, yesterday sought to block lawyers for a British student from accessing evidence of his torture, in contravention of international law.
Lawyers for a British citizen on trial for drug offences in the UAE have argued for his acquittal after allegations of torture, illegal police conduct and lack of evidence.
A court in the United Arab Emirates yesterday heard evidence detailing the torture by local police of a British man charged with drugs offences.
Despite mounting concerns about human rights abuses, David Cameron continues to promote UK weapons sales in the Gulf States
David Cameron says he will raise the issue of three British men tortured by Dubai police with the President of the United Arab Emirates during his state visit.