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Jürgen Braun calls out Foreign Minister Heiko Maas for “abandoning German national in Arab prison”

“Foreign Minister Heiko Maas abandons the German Dieter Kellouche in the Arab prison"

42 year old Dieter Kellouche has been sentenced to life in a UAE prison for “offending a Sheikh”, said Radha Stirling of Detained in Dubai, who is representing him. “Dieter is currently locked up in prison in the strict Emirate of Sharjah, where his health and morale are failing. His Embassy has not visited him in over a year. He had no chance of proving his innocence when his accuser is a prominent Emirati royal and effectively owns the law enforcement and judicial system”.

Jürgen Braun, human rights spokesman for the AfD parliamentary group in the German Bundestag, issued a statement this week: