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Article worth reading, from The New York Times.
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on June 30, 2012 at 2:50pm — No Comments
The Zack Shahin Case -- U.S. citizen jailed without due process in Dubai -- gets a bit more coverage; not nearly enough, so please share widely.
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on June 26, 2012 at 1:22pm — No Comments
This article in Salon asks the perplexing question: Why, if cruise-ship crime is a growing problem, did the FBI at the last minute push through language in cruise safety legislation that makes it MORE DIFFICULT for tourists to make informed choices about what line to cruise on or whether to cruise at all?
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on June 26, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
U.S. citizen Zack Shahin has been held for 4 years in "pre-trial detention" in Dubai. Amid allegations of corruption against various directors and officers of the company he'd previously worked for, Shahin has been singled out as having participated in draining the company of equity. He has been imprisoned without trial by the Dubai Government under inhumane conditions for over four years, suffering violations of his due process rights under the laws of Dubai.…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on June 13, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Writing in his blog Cruise Law News, maritime lawyer Jim Walker reports that, while cruise lines sell an idyllic image of care-free tropical vacations, in reality they know or should know that there are dangers on shore awating their passengers. In particular,…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on June 11, 2012 at 11:02am — No Comments
Ever since Kendall Carver's daughter mysteriously disappeared on an Alaskan cruise in 2004, he has dedicated his life to holding the cruise-line industry more accountable for passenger safety. The retired Phoenix businessman believed he succeeded in 2010 with the passage of federal legislation that was supposed to reveal the full picture of the deaths, sexual assaults, thefts, missing persons and other crimes reported on cruise ships.…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on June 10, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments