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Bahrain: UK-based rights activist’s family sentenced to three years in reprisal caseThe Bahraini authorities on Monday 30 October sentenced the mother-in-law, Hajer Mansoor Hasan, and brother-in-law, Sayed Nizar Alwadaei, of UK-based human rights defender Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei to three years in prison in reprisal for his work.
UAE: Human rights organisations renew call for release of peaceful activistsOn the third anniversary of the start of the mass trial of 94 individuals, including government critics and advocates of reform, 10 human rights organisations appeal to the government of the United Arab Emirates to release immediately and unconditionally all those imprisoned
UAE: Joint open letter to William Hague calling for release of activistsSince March, Emirati authorities have arrested over 50 activists and human rights defenders in a widespread crackdown on dissent. Index joins a group of international rights groups in calling on UK Foreign Minister William Hague and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to push for the prisoners' release
UAE: Activist deported to ThailandThe United Arab Emirates deported an online activist to Thailand yesterday, it has been reported. Ahmed Abdul Khaleq was stripped of his rights to live in the country as a result of his campaigning. His website included appeals for a greater public role in the UAE’s political affairs. Political parties are banned in the Gulf nation. […]
Jailed Bahraini activist writes letter from prisonA Bahraini court today ruled that activist Zainab Alkhawaja will serve an additional month in prison for allegedly attacking a policewoman during anti-government protests. Alkhawaja was initially arrested on 21 April, during the weekend of the controversial Bahrain Grand Prix. The activist is also the daughter of jailed activist and hunger striker Abdulhadi Alkhawaja, who is […]