U.S. Unable to Help National Detained for Financial Crimes 4 Years in Dubai Without Trial

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
28
Issue: 
8
Abstract: 

 

On May 14, 2012, the condition of U.S. citizen Zack Shahin, detained for over four years in Dubai without bail, trial, or conviction, gained prominence when he started a hunger strike and asked top U.S. officials to publicly champion his case the same way they do for non-U.S. prisoners in other countries.[1]



[1]               U.S. Consul General in Dubai Visits Hunger Striking American Prisoner Zack Shahin, Embassy Expresses ‘Concern’ in Press Release, www.freezack.com, May 31, 2012.