This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government
Petition UK Government to call on UAE to release British student on humanitarian grounds
Ahmad Zeidan, a British student in UAE arrested and sentenced to nine years after a tiny speck of prohibited substance was allegedly found in a car he was riding in. He was hooded, beaten, placed in solitary and forced to sign a "confession" in Arabic. He was denied a Supreme Court appeal hearing.
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