Mansoor started his hunger strike on 17 March 2019 to protest poor prison conditions.
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Osama Al-Najjar was arrested in March 2014 for posting tweets denouncing that his father had been tortured in prison.
Dr. Bin Ghaith was sentenced on 29 March 2017 to ten years in prison for critical comments he made online about human rights violations in the UAE and Egypt.
The summit’s website conveniently makes no mention of the UAE’s sustained assault on freedom of expression since 2011.
The Syrian Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced that it may soon begin blocking voice and video calls on WhatsApp and other Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services.
Over 30 NGOs have asked Manchester’s mayor to support calls for the release of Ahmed Mansoor, by naming a local street after the jailed human rights defender.
Mansour had been languishing in an unknown place of detention for a year and Dr. Bin Ghaith has recently begun a hunger strike to protest his sentence.
NGOs call on UAE to immediately and unconditionally release award-winning human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor
The United Nations Universal Periodic Review revealed a number of areas in which the UAE government has failed to deliver since its previous UPR took place in 2013.
Obaid Al-Zaabi, now 60 years old, spent four years in prison since his arrest in December 2013.
Imran Radwan is protesting horrible prison conditions using one of the few tactics of resistance available to political prisoners.
91 NGOs call on UAE to immediately and unconditionally release award-winning human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor
Ahmed Mansoor’s arrest and detention in an unknown location is extremely alarming. The UAE authorities routinely torture human rights defenders and other activists whom they detain in secret detention facilities without access to their lawyers or families.