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An observer representing four international human rights organizations is travelling to the UAE in order to seek access to the trial of five activists imprisoned ...
Seventeen Indian migrant workers who were sentenced to death in March 2010 for the murder of a Pakistani national in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have had their ...
Urgent Action MDE 25/004/2011
The UAE authorities should drop charges against five activists arrested after they called for democratic reforms, four international human rights organizations ...
The trial of five activists for “publicly insulting” the UAE president and other top officials re-opens on 18 July, amid a clampdown on free expression.
Fahad Salem al-Shehhi, a civil society activist detained on 10 April, was released on 17 April. However, three bloggers have been detained in the ongoing clampdown ...
Urgent Action MDE 25/003/2011
Six civil society activists are arrested and the government takes over a rights organization in the United Arab Emirates.
Civil society activist and blogger, Ahmad Mansoor, and economist Nasser bin Ghaith, have now been questioned in Abu Dhabi by the Public Prosecutor for the UAE's ...
Urgent Action MDE 25/002/2011
UAE must ensure an impartial investigation into the death in custody of a British citizen.
Two civil society activists and an economist have been detained in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), apparently linked to their calls for political reform. Their ...
Urgent Action MDE 25/001/2011