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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Urgent Action MDE 25/001/2011
Amnesty International has called on the United Arab Emirates' authorities to disclose the legal status and whereabouts of a man arrested apparently ...
Amnesty International calls on the United Arab Emirates' authorities to disclose the legal status and whereabouts of a man arrested apparently for expressing ...
Dr Ayyaz Ali Khan was released by UAE police on 8 June 2010, after being detained without charge or trial for 65 days. The whereabouts of two other ...
Urgent Action MDE 25/004/2010