Stories about United Arab Emirates from March, 2017
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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.