TRUMP AND MAY ACCUSED OF ‘BETRAYING WOMEN’ BY ATTENDING DUBAI CONFERENCE

The Free Latifa campaign has slammed the “staggering hypocrisy” of this week’s Global Women’s Forum in Dubai and accused Ivanka Trump and Theresa May of betraying the cause of women by attending the high-profile event.   Around 3,000 delegates listened to 100 speakers at the two-day gathering, including the US president’s daughter cum adviser, and…

UAE PREACHES TOLERANCE, PRACTICES HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE

  UAE PREACHES TOLERANCE, PRACTICES HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE In a week that saw the United Arab Emirates kick off its “World Tolerance Summit” the FreeLatifa team the FreeLatifa campaign joined by over 20 leading NGOS signed an open letter calling on attendees to boycott the summit. The NGOs, lawyers and human rights defenders included, PEN…

A Coalition of Human Rights Organisations and Experts Calls for the Release of Ahmed Mansoor

A coalition of 18 notable figures and 8 organisations released today a joint letter calling for the immediate and unconditional release of the prominent Emirati human rights activist, Ahmed Mansoor. The initiative marks 100 days of Mansoor’s arbitrary detention by the Emirati authorities. The letter has been signed by a number of academics, lawyers, authors…