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Qatari sheikh accused of running hotel while claiming diplomatic immunity

by the First Source News MediaDecember 20, 2015

Former prime minister of at centre of court case brought by UK-born ex-colleague who alleges he was falsely imprisoned for 15 months

A former prime minister of Qatar has been accused of running a landmark London hotel and doing business deals worth hundreds of millions of pounds while claiming diplomatic immunity under the Vienna convention, which forbids commercial activity for personal profit.

Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani is at the centre of a case brought in the English courts by Fawaz al-Attiya, a UK national born in London, who claims Qatari agents acting on the sheikh’s behalf falsely imprisoned him in Doha for 15 months and subjected him to conditions amounting to torture.

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