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United Arab Emirates: Release prisoners of conscience and stop attacks on freedom of expression

, Index number: MDE 25/1999/2015

On the second anniversary of the “UAE 94” trial that convicted 69 government critics and reform activists in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Amnesty International renews its call on the government to release immediately and unconditionally all prisoners of conscience imprisoned following the grossly unfair trial. Amnesty International urges the UAE, currently a member of the UN Human Rights Council, to honour its obligations to uphold human rights at home, including respecting the rights to freedom of opinion and expression, and the freedoms of association and peaceful assembly.

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