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Wife of student held in UAE urges UK to lobby for his release

Daniela Tejada says the idea that her husband, Matthew Hedges, is a spy is absurd

The wife of a Durham University PhD student who has been held in solitary confinement in the United Arab Emirates for nearly six months has denied he is a spy and called on the Foreign Office to “actively advocate for his freedom”.

Matthew Hedges, 31, was arrested at Dubai international airport on 5 May on his way home from a two-week research trip and was held on what appear to be espionage charges.

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