United Arab Emirates (UAE): Fear of unfair trial: Naji Jawdat Hamdan (m)

United Arab Emirates (UAE): Fear of unfair trial: Naji Jawdat Hamdan (m)

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Index Number: MDE 25/001/2009
Date Published: 26 January 2009
Categories: UAE

Naji Jawdat Hamdan, a US citizen of Lebanese origin, has been charged with terrorism-related offences and is likely to face trial within days, apparently on the basis of a statement he signed after being tortured. Amnesty International fears that he is at risk of being sentenced to death without the possibility of an appeal.


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