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Ex-Khashoggi lawyer Asim Ghafoor freed in UAE after money laundering conviction
US citizen released after paying fine as United Arab Emirates court confiscates $4.9m it says illegally moved through country The US citizen and civil rights attorney Asim Ghafoor, who had represented Jamal Khashoggi before the Saudi journalist was murdered, has been freed from custody in the UAE where he was convicted on money laundering charges. Ghafoor was headed home to the US, said his lawyer, Faisal Gill, having been freed after paying a fine and with help from the US embassy in the UAE. Continue reading...