Tag: Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith

HRC33: ADHRB raises concerns re: enforced disappearances & debt bondage in GCC

HRC33: ADHRB raises concerns re: enforced disappearances & debt bondage in GCC

On 15 September 2016, Erin Sigmon, ADHRB’s Advocacy Associate, delivered an oral intervention at the 33rd session of the Human Rights Council under item 3 on the Emirati government’s use of enforced disappearances & issue of debt bondage in Saudi Arabia Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download […]

HRC32: ADHRB calls attention to human rights abuses in UAE

HRC32: ADHRB calls attention to human rights abuses in UAE

On June 22, ADHRB associate Amanda Milani delivered an oral intervention at the 32th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva under Item 4.  Please continue reading for full remarks or click here to download a PDF. Mr. President, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain would like […]

UAE Needs to Reform Its Limits on Free Expression

UAE Needs to Reform Its Limits on Free Expression

On 14 May, Human Rights Watch (HRW) called for Emirati authorities to release Nasser bin Ghaith and drop all charges against him. Emirati authorities accused Bin Ghaith of insulting Egypt and violating UAE’s cybercrime and counterterrorism laws.  HRW states that after his arrest in August 2015, Emirati forces subjected Bin […]

Where Is He? Eight months later, Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith is still disappeared

Where Is He? Eight months later, Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith is still disappeared

On 18 August 2015, UAE security forces arrested Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith, an Emirati economics professor and prominent academic. They arrested him in relation to tweets he allegedly posted in which he criticized Egypt. Eight months later the government has still not revealed his whereabouts and nothing has been heard […]