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Dear Andy Burnham, name a street in Manchester after Ahmed MansoorAndy Burnham Mayor of Greater Manchester Manchester, UK [email protected] 31 May 2018 Dear Mayor Burnham, The undersigned organisations are writing to you to request your support for the release of the award-winning Emirati human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor, sentenced this week to ten years in prison for his human rights activism. We believe that this […]
United Arab Emirates: Stop the charade and release activists convicted at the mass UAE 94 trialOn the second anniversary of the start of the mass “UAE 94” trial that imprisoned dozens of government critics and reform activists in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), including prominent human rights defenders, judges, academics, and student leaders, a coalition of 13 organizations calls on the UAE government to release immediately and unconditionally all those […]
UAE blogger and activist beatenProminent UAE blogger Ahmed Mansoor says that he was beaten by an unidentified man on 17 September. Mansoor was attacked as he was approaching his car at Ajman University of Science and Technology, where he studies law. The attacker knocked Mansoor to the ground and began punching him, but ran away once people entered the […]