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Canada accused of “complicity” if it continues to promote UAE while citizen remains victim of “rampa


Andre Gauthier, before and after his incarceration.

André Gauthier was extradited from Oman to the UAE on May 30th, roughly a month after attempting to get home to his family, following his 19 month arbitrary detention in Dubai, and over 4 years of legal turmoil. He was jailed in a country notorious for arbitrary detention, wrongful convictions and human rights violations after exposing a gold scandal that saw investors lose tens of millions of dollars. He is set to appear in court on Tuesday, where he will seek bail.

From Oman, André sent Detained in Dubai a video appealing to the Canadian government and Justin Trudeau to diplomatically intervene in what has been y