Emirates Centre for Human Rights

A survey of inmates at Dubai Central Prison has revealed that 75% of inmates claim to have been tortured by authorities:

Press release: Osama Al-Najjar’s unjust trial continues

***ARABIC TEXT BELOW ***البيان باللغة العربية متوفر في الأسفل The unjust trial of Emirati human rights defender Osama Hussain Al-Najjar, a 25-year-old engineer from Ajman, continues. He is due to appear before the Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi for third hearing date on November 25, 2014 on charges including “belonging to the Al-Islah organisation, …

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Press Release: Obaid Yousif Al-Zaabi remains detained despite acquittal

***ARABIC TEXT BELOW ***البيان باللغة العربية متوفر في الأسفل Emirati human rights activist Obaid Yousif Al-Zaabi remains detained in the prisoners’ ward of Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Hospital in Abu Dhabi as he suffers from advanced arthritis and rheumatism and has difficulty walking, despite the fact that he has been acquitted of all charges made …

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