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United Arab Emirates: Dissidents imprisoned and migrants racially targeted: Amnesty International: Submission to the 43rd session of the UPR Working Group, 1–12 May 2023

Index Number: MDE 25/5983/2022

In this submission, Amnesty International lays out human rights violations and concerns that it has documented in the United Arab Emirates since the conclusion of its last Universal Periodic Review, Amnesty International also raises concern about, in particular, the ongoing imprisonment and arbitrary detention of human rights defenders and prisoners of conscience, the racist mass deportation of hundreds of African nationals in summer 2021, continuing cases of torture and ill-treatment of detainees, and the presence of a large stateless population born in the UAE who are denied the right to a nationality and are excluded from access to state-funded education and healthcare.

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