Tag: UAE

UAE Migrant and Domestic Workers Abuse

UAE Migrant and Domestic Workers Abuse

The treatment of domestic and migrant workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is deeply troubling as there appears to be an intrinsic crossover between the UAE’s desired economic superiority and the exploitation of hundreds of thousands of workers. The kafala system, a type of visa sponsorship system, is used […]

The Gulf Remains an Area of Darkness on World Press Freedom Day

The Gulf Remains an Area of Darkness on World Press Freedom Day

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) joins the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in commemorating World Press Freedom Day. On World Press Freedom Day’s 26th anniversary, ADHRB remains deeply concerned on the status of press freedom in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other Gulf Cooperation […]

UN Special Procedures Publishes Urgent Appeal on Man At Risk of Deportation from UAE

UN Special Procedures Publishes Urgent Appeal on Man At Risk of Deportation from UAE

On 17 January 2019, the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances and the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions sent an Urgent Appeal (ARE 1/2019) to the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) highlighting concerns for the arrest and potential deportation of Pakistani […]