United Arab Emirates to release Minnesota man jailed for video
WOODBURY, Minn. -- A former Woodbury man who was jailed overseas for posting a comedic YouTube video will be released this week, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
Shezanne “Shez” Cassim’s parody, “Ultimate Combat System: Deadly Satwa Gs,” landed him in a maximum security prison in Dubai for allegedly violating United Arab Emirates cyber-crimes laws and threatening national security.
Cassim, 29, was arrested in April and sentenced in December to one year in prison.
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