Tag: children

UAE Fails to Protect Child Sex Trafficking Victims

UAE Fails to Protect Child Sex Trafficking Victims

Late last month, the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) acquitted, along with four others, a mother whose daughters accused her of selling them into prostitution in Dubai. The mother, along with her accomplices, lured the girls to the UAE from Pakistan and forced them to work in a […]

US-Saudi relationship status: “It’s complicated”

US-Saudi relationship status: “It’s complicated”

“It’s complicated” responded President Obama after being pressed about the status of his friendship with Saudi Arabia, the repressive monarchy doing more harm than good in the Middle East. Today, Obama is set to meet with his counterpart in this complicated relationship at the GCC summit where Saudi leaders and […]

Bahrain’s Public Prosecution summons six-year-old child for interrogation

Bahrain’s Public Prosecution summons six-year-old child for interrogation

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) stated that Bahrain’s Public Prosecution summoned a six-year-old child for interrogation on Wednesday. The Public Prosecution summoned Ali Abbas Abu Taki (age six) after authorities arrested his brother Abdullah (age 10) last Friday in the village of Buri. Talking with Nabeel Rajab, director […]