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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Calls for Dubai banking reforms

The family of a British property developer jailed in the United Arab Emirates is requesting that he be pardoned in conjunction with the Islamic holiday, Eid al-Fitr.

Safi Qurashi was sentenced to seven years in a Dubai prison for bouncing three cheques, an act considered a criminal offence.

Al Jazeera's Dan Nolan reports on the case from Dubai that has advocates calling for legal reform.