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Family Urges Mass Petition To Free Man Jailed In Abu Dhabi

The director of the University of Minnesota’s Human Rights Program is calling for the immediate release of a Minnesota man who has been held for months in the United Arab Emirates. Barbara Frey and other leaders of the Human Rights Center say they are concerned about Shezanne Cassim’s unwarranted and lengthy detention.

12/10/2013

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‘U’ Opens Think Tank On Islamic Law

The University of Minnesota is opening a think tank for issues around Islamic law, human rights and the rule of law and terrorism in the Muslim world.

02/04/2011