Tag: UAE

ADHRB responds to the UAE High-Level Statement at HRC 34

ADHRB responds to the UAE High-Level Statement at HRC 34

28 February 2017 – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), in response to the statement made today by Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), during the High Level Segment of the Human Rights Council (HRC), expresses […]

Sharjah- April 20, 2009 - Dr. Abdulkhaleq Abdulla speaking at a conference on national identity at the Sharjah Women's College in Sharjah April 20, 2009. (Photo by Jeff Topping/The National)  *** Local Caption ***  JT007-0420-IDENTITY IMG_7471.jpg

UAE detains prominent political scientist Dr. Abdulkhaleq Abdulla

On Monday, 16 January 2017, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) State Security Apparatus arrested prominent political science professor Dr. Abdulkhaleq Abdulla, detaining him for ten days before his release on Thursday, 26 January 2017. It is suspected that UAE authorities arrested him over tweets he made about free expression in […]

UAE to hold new hearing for academic Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith

UAE to hold new hearing for academic Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith

17 January 2017 – Tomorrow, 18 January 2017, prominent Emirati economist and academic Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith is scheduled for a new hearing before the Abu Dhabi Federal Appeal Court. UAE authorities have subjected Dr. bin Ghaith to a lengthy trial over charges that violate his right to free expression […]

Saudi’s Gulf Policies Inform Bahrain’s Techniques of Repression

Saudi’s Gulf Policies Inform Bahrain’s Techniques of Repression

As the largest country economically and the most populous state in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Saudi Arabia’s policies significantly affect the policies of its neighbors. Since the 2011 Arab Spring popular protests around the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), Saudi Arabia has used its influence to lead the […]