Jason's case is making international headlines today after the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has ruled that he was not provided with a trial consistent with its obligations under international law. Subsequently, the Working Group called for the Nicaraguan government to order Jason's immediate release.
“We are gratified that the United Nations has found Jason is being held in violation of international law,” said Puracal’s international attorney, Jared Genser. “We call on the Nicaraguan government to release him immediately in accordance with this important ruling.”
To read the full text of the United Nations ruling on case 10-2012 click below: