United Arab Emirates: Further Information: Ahmed Mansoor sentenced to 10 years imprisonment

On 29 May, the State Security Chamber of the Federal Appeal Court in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) sentenced prominent Emirati human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor to 10 years in prison and a fine of 1,000,000 Emirati Dirham on charges including “insulting the UAE and its symbols”. He is a prisoner of conscience.

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