Foreigners launch hunger strike in UAE jail | News | Al Jazeera

Foreigners launch hunger strike in UAE jail

Foreign businessmen imprisoned in Dubai for bounced cheques refuse food to protest their situation.

    A group of foreign businessmen has launched a hunger strike in a jail in the the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai.

    The men are in prison for writing cheques that later bounced, which is a criminal offence in the Gulf country.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Ferguson reports from Dubai.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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