British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint

Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to match

A British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates because he wore a Qatar shirt has lodged a legal complaint with the UN about his treatment.

In the 27-page complaint, Ali Issa Ahmad, 26, from Wolverhampton, documents his alleged torture at the hands of the UAE authorities in January and February of this year while he was visiting the country to watch Asian Cup matches.

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