50 Years Since the Establishment of the UAE State Security Apparatus: a Look into Years of Repression and Lies.

The State Security Apparatus (SSA) was set up by Federal Decree on June 10 1974 with the purpose to “protect the State security”. However, the reality is that it has been used as a tool of repression against dissenting voices, especially since the Arab Spring in 2011. Initially, the SSA was set up under the[…]