Latest posts by Afef Abrougui from March, 2017
On 20 March police arrested human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor from his home. Meanwhile, UAE authorities have refused to release Osama al-Najjar, despite him having served out his prison sentence.
UAE authorities took issue with a Facebook post that Tayseer al-Najjar published before he had even moved to the country.
The government suspended guidelines that forbid civil servants from speaking to the press without permission from their superiors.