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Virginia lawmakers urge action on behalf of detained lawyer (access required)

(AP) Thirty Virginia legislators called on the Biden administration July 30 to take action on behalf of Asim Ghafoor, a friend and former lawyer of slain dissident Jamal Khashoggi who's been imprisoned by the United Arab Emirates. Ghafoor, a Virginia resident, was arrested earlier this month and quickly sentenced to three years in prison on charges of money ...

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