Qatar: World Cup ex-media manager unfairly tried: Abdullah Ibhais

Jordanian national Abdullah Ibhais is serving a three-year prison sentence following an unfair trial in Qatar, that was based on his so-called confession which he claims was obtained coercively. On 15 December 2021, the Court of Appeal upheld his conviction on charges including misuse of public funds and reduced his prison sentence from five to three years. He is now appealing his case before the Court of Cassation. Amnesty International calls on the Qatari authorities to quash Abdullah Ibhais’ sentence and grant his immediate release.

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