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FNS Photo by Riham Feshir / Woodbury Bulletin Shezanne Cassim landed Thursday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport after spending nine months in a United Arab Emirates prison for a charge he said was unjust.

Minnesota man stateside after 9 months in UAE prison


MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man who spent nine months in a United Arab Emirates prison for making a spoof video landed on U.S. soil Thursday after being freed this week.

Dressed in a navy blazer with long hair covering most of his face, Shezanne “Shez” Cassim landed at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, appearing significantly different from the video that put him in the maximum security prison.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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