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UAE: New hearing for academic Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith

UAE: New hearing for academic Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith

17 January 2017 – Tomorrow, 18 January 2017, prominent Emirati economist and academic Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith is scheduled for a new hearing before the Abu Dhabi Federal Appeal Court. UAE authorities have subjected Dr. bin Ghaith to a lengthy ...

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UAE: Ahmed Mansoor Targeted for Hacking

UAE: Ahmed Mansoor Targeted for Hacking

Last month, the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was once again exposed for launching cyber-attacks against its citizens. A prominent human rights activist, Ahmed Mansoor, has been recently targeted by an invasive spyware hack that would have turned ...

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UAE: Collaboration with India Against Forced Labor

UAE: Collaboration with India Against Forced Labor

On 14 August 2016, India became the first major labor-exporting country to adopt the new labor recruitment procedures initiated by the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Emirati Labor Minister, H.E. Saqr Ghobash announced three new decrees on ...

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UAE: Understanding the role of women in government

UAE: Understanding the role of women in government

In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the government restricts men and women’s rights as voters and political candidates. In 2006, the government instituted a public voting process for the country’s 40-member parliamentary body, the Federal National Council (FNC), for the ...

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