Minnesotan Imprisoned for Posting Video

An American citizen who graduated from the University of Minnesota is being held in prison in the United Arab Emirates for doing something that seems inconsequential in the United States – Shez Cassim posted a satirical video to You Tube.  For that act, he’s been in jail since last April. 
KFAI’s Christina Cerruti  reports that Cassim’s family and Human Rights activists have called for his release, citing human rights treaties adopted by the United Nations. 
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