Friday February 28, 2020

SBP editorial: Robinson and the UAE

30th December, 2018

The United Nations has painted a grim and harrowing picture of the current human rights situation in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates. It has raised concerns over the torture of prisoners, the exploitation of foreign workers and discrimination against women in the Gulf state. In addition, the UAE has played a role in the Saudi-led coalition which has conducted an unlawful bombing campaign against Yemen.

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