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UAE political activists mistreated in prison, alleges lawyer

UAE political activists mistreated in prison, alleges lawyer

Mohammed al-Roken, a lawyer for two of the five political activists and bloggers who were arrested in the UAE in April claims foul play

October 2, 2011 3:56
 

Rights groups denied access to UAE activists trial

A hearing was held on Monday for five activists in the UAE charged with incitement and insulting the Gulf country's leadership, drawing criticism by a rights groups' representative over the lack of transparency.

September 27, 2011 12:45
 
UAE activists plead not guilty to incitement, insulting ruler

UAE activists plead not guilty to incitement, insulting ruler

Among the defendants is Ahmed Mansoor, an outspoken rights activist who joined several dissidents this year to start an online petition demanding the UAE's quasi-parliamentary body, the Federal National Council, receive greater powers.

July 19, 2011 9:45