Category Archives: United Arab Emirates

International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

24th March 2022 As the world celebrates the International Day for the Right to the [...]

Red Flag for Formula One

By ECDHR staff Formula One (F1) has consistently been hesitant to comment on human rights [...]

The GCC sportswashing: F1 Grand Prix continues despite human rights violations

Photo credit: The Independent 14th March, 2022   F1 Grand Prix history with the GCC [...]

MEPs sign letter expressing concerns over UAE candidate for INTERPOL head

19 November 2021 –  A group of 45 MEPs signed a joint letter to High [...]

How is the UAE using Dubai Expo to whitewash human rights violations

Whitewashing is an infamous practice used by governments to exploit media attention and distract the [...]

Season 2: ECDHR in Conversation

22 October 2021 – ECDHR is excited to bring a second season of the “ECDHR [...]

ECDHR welcomes the European Parliament Resolution on the UAE

16 September – The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly in a plenary session today to [...]

Failure of the United Arab Emirates to comply with anti-torture policies

To mark the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, ECDHR takes a look [...]

Secret prisons and strategic diplomacy: How the UAE masks its human rights abuses in Yemen

Disclaimer: This text was written prior to President Biden’s announcement to halt all offensive military [...]

Appointment of UAE Ministry of Interior Official to the Presidency of INTERPOL

19 international human rights organizations sent a letter to the Secretary-General of Interpol, during which [...]