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Prisoner Profile: Obaid al-Zaabi

Prisoner Profile: Obaid al-Zaabi

Obaid al-Zaabi is a human rights defender from the UAE. On 2 July 2013, UAE security forces arrested al-Zaabi for tweeting critically about the trial of the 94, which included his brother. Authorities released him on bail on 4 August 2013. Later that year, on 11 December 2013, CNN interviewed […]

NGOs Condemn Imprisonment and Nationality Revocation of Photographer Sayed Ahmed al-Mousawi

NGOs Condemn Imprisonment and Nationality Revocation of Photographer Sayed Ahmed al-Mousawi

إضغط هنا لنسخة عربية 25 November 2015 – Award-winning photographer Sayed Ahmed al-Mousawi was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison and had his nationality revoked, along with 12 others, after covering a series of demonstrations in early 2014. Security forces detained Al-Mousawi for over a year without trial or official charges, accused […]