Matthew Hedges: British academic says UAE asked him to became double agent and steal documents from Foreign Office PhD student speaks out about his six months in solitary confinement Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago
Matthew Hedges: Academic 'psychologically tortured' in UAE jail Matthew Hedges says he was asked to act as a double agent in the UK's Foreign Office. Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago Also reported by • BBC Local News
A British academic sentenced to life imprisonment by the United Arab Emirates for spying and then pardoned by the nation's president days later has thanked his wife as he landed back in the UK.
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British Academic Pardoned By UAE President 00:41
According to Reuters, the United Arab Emirates pardoned a British academic.
The pardon for Matthew Hedges was effective immediately.
The 31-year-old is a doctoral student at Durham University, who..
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Wife of Matthew Hedges "elated" 01:50
Daniela Tejada, the wife of British academic Matthew Hedges who has been granted clemency from spying charges in the UAE, says she is "elated" by his release. Report by Carrf. Like us on Facebook at..
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UAE Frees PhD Student Arrested For Spying 02:07
The United Arab Emirates has released Durham PhD student Matthew Hedges after an international outcry and intense lobbying from the British government. He was detained in Dubai on May 5, when he was on..
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Matthew Hedges: Academic jailed in UAE for spying had suicidal thoughts Matthew Hedges says he endured "psychological torture" at the hands of authorities. Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago Also reported by • BBC Local News
Matthew Hedges reveals his 'psychological torture' in UAE jail where he was drugged and questioned for 15 hours a day He says they pumped him full of drugs and tried to make him a 'double agent', ordering him to steal documents from the UK Foreign Offic Credit: Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette - Published 1 week ago Also reported by • North Devon Journal • Western Morning News • Exeter Express and Echo • Torquay Herald Express Freed British 'spy' Matthew Hedges tells how captors gave him drugs Matthew Hedges, 31, (pictured with wife Daniela Tejada) was arrested on May 5 in Dubai on his way home from a two-week research trip for his PhD thesis into the security policies of the Gulf. Credit: MailOnline - Published 1 week ago
MI6 chief 'perplexed' over Matthew Hedges case BBC Local News: Tyne and Wear -- The man known as "C" says he "can't understand" how Matthew Hedges was accused of spying for MI6. Credit: BBC Local News - Published 2 weeks ago
UK spy boss 'perplexed' over Hedges case The man known as "C" says he "can't understand" how Matthew Hedges was accused of spying for MI6. Credit: BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
UK spy chief 'perplexed' by UAE arrest The man known as "C" says he "can't understand" how Matthew Hedges was accused of spying for MI6. Credit: BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago Universities risk their reputation with links to regimes The Matthew Hedges case highlights curbs on academic freedom that extend beyond the Gulf Credit: FT.com - Published 2 weeks ago