UAE: Activist Ahmed Mansoor continues a five-month hunger strike
Recent articles in United Arab Emirates

With the need to communicate and access information during the COVID-19 pandemic, rights organizations call on governments in the Gulf region to lift their ban on Voice Over IP platforms that facilitate voice and video internet calls.

Over 60 rights groups and activists urge the UAE to release all imprisoned human rights defenders and, in the interim, to comply with international standards by allowing prisoners of conscience to receive books and reading materials.

GCHR reiterates calls on Emirati authorities to release human rights defender, Ahmed Mansoor, whose health has deteriorated from repeated hunger strikes protesting his appalling prison conditions.