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Matthew Hedges released from prison in UAE after being given a Presendential pardon

British academic Matthew Hedges has been freed from prison despite the United Arab Emirates claiming that he was a member of MI6 and had been spying on military systems.

Details of Mr Hedges’ whereabouts are not known but a UAE official has confirmed his release following a news conference announcing that he had been given a presendential pardon earlier today.

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