Category Archives: United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates: Human Rights Violations in the Yemen Conflict

What started as a civil war in Yemen, the Arab world’s poorest country, quickly escalated [...]

Cybersecurity in the UAE

During the 21st century, and particularly during the 2010s, the issue of cybersecurity has become [...]

GCC Countries and Migrant Workers: Background Facts

The presence of migrant workers in the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), [...]

UAE: HIV treatment in prison negated to non-nationals

The United Arab Emirates tests prisoners for HIV but does not treat all of them: [...]

Upcoming Event: Solidarity Stand for Ahmed Mansoor

EN Ahmed Mansoor, a prominent Emirati human rights defender, is serving a ten-year prison sentence [...]

United Arab Emirates: Ahmed Mansoor Continues his Protest Against the Poor Conditions of his Detention

In early September, the well-known human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor, already a member of Gulf [...]

UAE: Police Find Truck with 18 People Being Trafficked Across the Border

On 10 September 2019, UAE security forces prevented eighteen migrants from being smuggled clandestinely in [...]

United Arab Emirates: Human rights defender Osama AlNajjar Released

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have freed activist and political prisoner Osama AlNajjar [...]

UAE: prominent activist Abdul Rahman Bin Sobeih Al-Suwaidi has been released after being forced to deny mistreatment in prison

On 16 June 2019, President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed [...]