British Student Charged With Spying In UAE, Released On Bail
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 8:29 AM
A British academic charged with espionage in the UAE has been released on bail, two sources familiar with the matter told. Matthew Hedges, a 31-year-old doctoral student at Durham University, was arrested on May 5 at Dubai airport after a two-week research visit. He was formally charged this month with spying on the Gulf state, where he has been held in solitary confinement.