United Arab Emirates (UAE): Appeal Case: Mohammed al-Roken
Dr Mohammed al-Roken is a prominent academic, a former professor of constitutional law, and human rights lawyer. State Security officials arrested him on 17 July 2012. On 2 July 2013, the highest court of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) sentenced him to a 10-year prison sentence following an unfair, mass trial of 94 activists. It became widely known as the “UAE 94” trial.