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2012-05-29 10:22:48

- Top State Department Policy Makers Must Brief Secretary Clinton to Publicly Call Upon UAE to Grant Shahin Immediate and Reasonable Bail and a Fair and Open Trial - WASHINGTON, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following last week's release of the United States Department of State's annual report on Human Rights Practices in which it recognized a number of areas in which the United Arab Emirates - and especially the Emirate of Dubai - had failed to show its respect for human...

2012-05-23 06:23:39

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an open letter addressed to President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney, Zack Shahin, an American citizen held in prison in Dubai (UAE) for more than four years without bail, trial, or conviction, asked the Democratic incumbent and his Republican challenger to speak out publicly on his behalf. Now ten days into a hunger strike in which he declares his "life hangs in the balance," Shahin is protesting that top U.S. government...

2012-05-21 06:24:35

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. legal counsel to Zack Shahin, a U.S. citizen who has been imprisoned in Dubai for over 1,500 days without bail, trial, or conviction, issued the following statement on day 7 of Shahin's hunger strike in protest of the U.S. government's timidity in dealing with U.A.E.'s due process violations of Shahin: "With Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng safely in New York, the United States has once again demonstrated that even the possibility of...

2009-03-10 15:39:00

Shahin's Legal Representation Compares Blocking of www.SaveZackShahin.com to UAE Denying Zack Shahin Access to U.S. Diplomats Following His Arrest in March 2008; "Yet Another Disturbing Action by a Country Hoping to Improve Bilateral Relations with the United States" WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. legal counsel to Zack Shahin, an American citizen who was violently detained in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on March 23, 2008; tortured and held incommunicado from family and...