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

, Index number: MDE 25/001/2009

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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