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UAE must not turn a blind eye to its human rights obligations ...
9 February 2015

In this statement, Amnesty International expresses dismay at the apparent absence of human rights from the schedule of issues to be discussed at the ...

Public Statement       MDE 25/004/2015

United Arab Emirates: Disclose whereabouts of detained ...
28 January 2015

Egyptian national, Mos'ab Ahmed 'Abdel-'Aziz Ramadan was detained on 21 October 2014 after being summoned by the Preventive Security Services ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/003/2015

UAE: Businessman detained, at risk of torture: Dr Amer al ...
13 January 2015

Businessman Dr Amer al-Shawa, a former academic, was arrested on arrival at Dubai airport on 2 October 2014. He is being held in an unknown location ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/001/2015

Dr Mohammed al-Roken - It takes an extraordinary person ... ...
12 December 2014

Lawyer Mohammed al-Roken was jailed for 10 years in July 2013, following a huge crackdown on political and human rights activists in the United Arab ...

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Open letter to the Director of the Human Rights Department at ...
9 December 2014

Ref: TG MDE 25/2014/022 AI Index: MDE 25/024/2014. Open letter to the Director of the Human Rights Department at the. ...

Open Letter       MDE 25/024/2014

UAE: Further information: Twitter activist Osama al-Najjar ...
2 December 2014

Osama al-Najjar was sentenced on 25 November to three years' imprisonment, on charges stemming from his Twitter activities defending his father. He ...

Urgent Action       MDE 25/023/2014

Amnesty International | UAE: Man tortured and jailed after ...
25 November 2014

The UAE authorities have again shown their intolerance for dissent by handing down a three-year prison sentence and hefty fine today to a 25-year-old ...

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UAE: Man tortured and jailed after defending imprisoned ...
25 November 2014

The UAE authorities have again shown their intolerance for dissent by handing down a three-year prison sentence and hefty fine today to a 25-year-old ...

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Amnesty International | UAE: Ruthless crackdown on dissent ...
18 November 2014

Scores of activists in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been harassed, arrested and in some cases tortured in custody according to a new report ...

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UAE: Ruthless crackdown on dissent exposes 'ugly reality' ...
18 November 2014

Scores of activists in the UAE have been harassed, arrested and in some cases tortured in custody according to a new report by Amnesty International ...

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