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UAE: UN Experts Raise Serious Concerns over Conditions of Detention

UAE: UN Experts Raise Serious Concerns over Conditions of Detention

March 19 – On March 17 2020, United Nations (UN) human rights experts urged the United Arab Emirates to conduct an investigation into, and reform prisons where conditions of detention are said to amount to “torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment”. The UN experts are quoted saying: […]

At HRC 43, Violations of Privacy Rights in the UAE

At HRC 43, Violations of Privacy Rights in the UAE

Today, an oral intervention was delivered at the 43rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, under Item 3 in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy. The intervention focused on the negative impact of cyber surveillance on privacy rights in the United Arab […]

UN Special Procedures Publish Allegation Letter to United Arab Emirates Addressing Ongoing Imprisonment of Human Rights Attorney Mr. Mohamed Abdullah Al-Roken

UN Special Procedures Publish Allegation Letter to United Arab Emirates Addressing Ongoing Imprisonment of Human Rights Attorney Mr. Mohamed Abdullah Al-Roken

On 31 July 2019, the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitration Detention (WGAD), the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, and the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, […]