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Johann Hari

Johann Hari

Posted: May 21, 2009 01:13 PM

My Post About Dubai Is Now Banned In The City

What's Your Reaction:

I've had thousands of emails from Dubai since my expose of the city first appeared here and in the Independent. They have been overwhelmingly positive, although my favorite from an angry Dubai expat said: "Of course I hold my maid's passport. I paid good money to get her here and I'm not going to have her running away."

Anyway, now the Dubai authorities have decreed that the article must not be read. Here's one of many bloggers discussing the ban. I've also been told that if I go back, I'll be arrested or turned away at the airport.

Proves my point, no?

 

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