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July 30, 2012
At least 35 activists are believed to have been detained since 16 July and are thought to be at risk of torture.
July 17, 2012
The UAE authorities must release activists and human rights defenders arrested amid an intensified crackdown.
January 6, 2012

Somali national Boqor Osman Mohamoud was released on 5 January and has been reunited with his relatives.

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November 30, 2011

The decision to commute the sentences of five activists recognizes that they should not have been prosecuted in the first place, but authorities should also expunge the convictions from their recor...

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