Matthew Hedges

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Matthew Hedges 'may be able to sue UAE on human rights breach basis'

Matthew Hedges 'may be able to sue UAE on human rights breach basis'

Matthew Hedges 'may be able to sue UAE on human rights breach basis'

A barrister tells Mike Graham that Matthew Hedges, who was imprisoned in the UAE for spying, could sue the state if there is a case that his human rights have been breached

Monday, November 26, 2018

Monday, November 26, 2018

Matthew Hedges

Matthew Hedges to return home after pardon from United Arab Emirates

Matthew Hedges to return home after pardon from United Arab Emirates

British academic Matthew Hedges, who was jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates on a spying charge last week, has been pardoned.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

Matthew Hedges

United Arab Emirates 'considering' clemency for Matthew Hedges, official announces

UAE official claims country is 'considering' clemency for Matthew Hedges

The United Arab Emirates are considering clemency for a British academic jailed for life in the country, an official has announced today.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Matthew Hedges

Jailing of British academic is an 'utter disaster' for UK-UAE relations, says Crispin Blunt MP

Crispin Blunt: Jailing of British academic is a 'disaster' for UK-UAE relations

The Conservative MP has said the jailing of Matthew Hedges could result in a breakdown of the mutual defence treaty between the UK and the United Arab Emirates.

Matthew Hedges

United Arab Emirates jailing British student for life is 'absurd', claims Tom Tugendhat MP

United Arab Emirates jailing Briton for life is 'absurd', says Tom Tugendhat MP

The chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee has said the UAE sentencing student Matthew Hedges for life is "absurd" and "quite clearly a mistake".

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

British academic accused of spying sentenced to life in UAE

British academic accused of spying sentenced to life in UAE

Matthew Hedges was accused of spying while studying for his PhD.