UAE: Free prominent rights defender Ahmed Mansoor held on speech-related charges

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Bonn, Germany, 13 June 2023. "There is no climate justice without human rights" reads a sign held by a protester, during the UNFCCC SB58 Bonn Climate Change Conference, which lays the groundwork for the adoption of decisions at the COP28 climate conference. Sascha Schuermann/Getty Images

UAE: COP28 must not be derailed by greenwashing efforts

IFEX joins rights groups calling on governments to address the UAE’s human rights abuses ahead of global climate negotiations.

UAE: Release all those unjustly imprisoned before COP28

There are at least 58 people being held past the end of their sentences in the country.

Joint statement on UAE human rights record ahead of COP28

Rights groups express deep concern over severe restrictions imposed on the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.