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UAE: Repression, torture and Twitter

alt informationEmirati citizens are using social media platforms to criticise security services for growing levels of repression with authorities responding in kind by arresting and torturing them. Rori Donaghy reports

United Arab Emirates’ cybercrimes regulation strategically silencing critics

alt informationThe authorities of the United Arab Emirates are using the 2012 cybercrimes decree crack down on dissent. Rori Donaghy, director of the Emirates Centre for Human Rights, writes

UAE targets Arab-American news site

alt informationAuthorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are making transnational attempts to shut down the United States’ largest Arab-American newspaper, al-Watan. Rori Donaghy writes