The British man condemned to 30 days in jail for celebration in Dubai has available a video summary for his desired ones and supporters.
Jamie Harron, 27, is also confronting up to 3 years in jail for touching a man’s hip in a bar, despite the purported victim eventually dropping his complaint.
The electrician from Stirling was condemned alone to 30 days in jail for being drunk, nonetheless he is not now in custody. His lawyers are appealing the sentence.
Speaking directly to the camera, he says: ‘I would like to contend a intense appreciate you to all the people around the universe who have upheld me in this awful time for me and my family.
‘Your good wishes meant an awful lot, and they keep me carefree for the future. All we wish is to be back in Scotland with my friends and family, sleeping protected in my own bed.
‘Love to you all, and interjection again. I’ll hopefully see you soon.’
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Jamie’s parents, Graham and Patricia, have been warned that they could also be arrested if they revisit him in the UAE, since they’ve oral out publicly against the country’s government.
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Radha Stirling, the CEO of Detained in Dubai, which is representing Jamie, suggested them that they are at risk of being charged under the UAE’s cybercrime laws.
‘Jamie’s relatives wish to revisit him during this formidable time,’ she said. ‘I have suggested them that they are at risk of being charged under the UAE’s Cybercrime Laws for speaking negatively about the regime and that the coverage of this case should offer them some protection. But technically, they could be jailed for this crime.’
Jamie was arrested after Emad Tabaza, a German businessman, called the police and claimed he had been ‘very drunk’ and had ‘repeatedly’ overwhelmed him during the occurrence in July.
Tabaza forsaken his censure after seeing the punishment Jamie was facing, but UAE officials pronounced they were stability with the prosecution.
Since the complaint, Jamie has lost his pursuit and is now in debt after having to spend around £32,000 while in Dubai.
A orator from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said: ‘We have been in hit with a British man following his detain in Dubai in July. We are providing consular assistance.’