Steve July 16, 2022
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The Dubai arrest of Asim Ghafoor—who once represented slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi—came two days before Biden met with the Emirati president in Saudi Arabia., As President Joe Biden prepared to meet with the leader of the United Arab Emirates on Saturday, a prominent human rights group urged the U.S. administration to secure the release of an American civil rights attorney arrested in Dubai in a “politically motivated” case.”Whatever trumped-up legal pretext the UAE has cooked up for detaining Ghafoor, it smacks of politically motivated revenge for his association with Khashoggi and DAWN.”Asim Ghafoor—a U.S.,2022-07-16 17:34:00,Read More

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