Posts Tagged ‘Sarah Leah Whitson’

UAE: Human Rights Watch Official Refused Entry

January 24, 2014, Posted by admin at 10:43 pm

UAE: Human Rights Watch Official Refused Entry January 24, 2014 Human Rights Watch (Beirut) – United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities refused to allow Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director, to enter the country on January 24, 2014, for a planned two-day visit to Dubai. The move followed the country’s forced cancellation on [...]

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UAE Government Detains Pro-democracy Activists

April 13, 2011, Posted by admin at 5:19 am

UAE Government Detains Pro-democracy Activists April 13, 2011 Abu Dhabi Human Rights Watch believe the detention of Ahmed Mansoor is aimed at scaring and intimidating others in the UAE who may wish to make public their demands for democratic reforms. While other governments in the region are discussing democratic reforms, the UAE government is digging [...]

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