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United Arab Emirates: Prominent academic arrested, risks torture: Dr Nasser bin Ghaith

, Index number: MDE 25/2299/2015

Economist and prominent academic Dr Nasser bin Ghaith was arrested on 18 August in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), by the country’s State Security apparatus. His whereabouts are unknown and he is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. He is a former prisoner of conscience.

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