Tag: UAE

Rights groups call for UAE gov to release HRD Ahmed Mansoor

Rights groups call for UAE gov to release HRD Ahmed Mansoor

20 April 2017 – A group of 88 human rights organizations – including the Gulf Center for Human Rights, Article 19, Index on Censorship, and ADHRB – signed a petition calling on the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to immediately release prominent human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor. The 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 […]