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NEWS: UAE court lifts money laundering prison sentence of US attorney

By Alisha Houlihan for AMLi

A court in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has revoked a prison sentence of US citizen and civil rights attorney Asim Ghafoor who was convicted on money laundering charges. 

The three-year jail sentence was handed down to Mr Ghafoor in abstentia in May, and he was detained while transiting through Dubai last month.

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