Matthew Hedges (born in 1987) is a British Research Scholar based in Surrey (England). In fact, he is pursuing his Ph.D. from Durham University. Matthew wants to research the Gulf region. So, he decided to visit UAE in April 2018. Mr. Hedges interviewed many people during in Dubai. Moreover, he spent around two weeks. Matthew arrested at the Dubai Airport. He is going back to England.
The English man accused of spying on Dubai. After that, the investigating team took to the prison for six months. He has slept on the floor and not allowed to use the shower. It has not known that he has confidential information or not. On the other hand, he confessed all the accusation against him. As per the Emirates News Agency, he should get medical aid.
He suffered from the panic attacks in the prison. Now, the charges against him proved in the UAE court. He has sentenced lifetime punishment to stay in the prison. The British Secretary criticized the five-minute hearing then giving the verdict.
Hedges’ family members are requesting the government to pardon him. At the same time, Sulaiman Hamid al-Mazroui (UAE ambassador, UK) denies the allegations on the UAE government. Theresa May, the UK Prime Minister is trying to the sort the matter with UAE.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
This Ph.D. Researcher took birth in the year 1987 in Surrey, England. Presently, Matthew Hedges’ age is 31 years old in 2018. He enrolled to study in Cranleigh School. Later on, Matthew went to the University of Bradford to do his graduation.
He received his MA from the University of Exeter. During that time, he wrote a thesis on the UAE’s military and their operations in 2001.
In the year 2015, Hedges has gone to the University of Durham for his Ph.D. He and his wife Daniel Tejada are the ex-students of the University of Exeter.
|Full Birth Name||Matthew Hedges.|
|Age (As of 2018)||31 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1987.|
|Controversy||Held in UAE prison for engaged in collecting confidential papers.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Not Known.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 68 Kg.
Pounds: 149 lbs.
|Biceps Size||11.25 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||38-36-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||6.|
|Parents||Father: Not Known.
Sister: Will Update Soon.
|Wife & Relationship|
|Dating History?||In a relationship with Daniel Tejada.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Daniel Tejada.|
|Highest Qualification||1. Graduation from University of Bradford.
2. MA at University of Exeter.
3. Ph.D from University of Durham.
|College/University||1. University of Bradford.
2. University of Exeter.
3. University of Durham.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Sukollawat Kanarot.
Actress: Emma Stone.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Switzerland.|
|Love to do||Playing Polo and Fishing.|
|Favorite Dishes||Continental Food.|
|Net Asset (Approx.)||Will Update Soon.|
|Earnings per month||Under review.|
|Office Address||Will Update.|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||NA.|
|Email Address||Not Known.|
Some Lesser Known about Matthew Hedges
- Matthew worked for a security consultancy firm of UAE.
- He has written an article on the Gulf Countries Council and Policies of the Middle East.
- Primarily, his research revolves around the Middle East Countries of the world.
- Now, the decision on him has announced on 21st of November 2018.
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- He has to face life prison in Dubai.
- Furthermore, the police charged spy accusation against him.
- Earlier, the government officials did not allow his spouse Daniela to meet him.