Association For Victims Of Torture In UAE

Who Are We?

Founded in 2017, The Association for victims of UAE is a Geneva-based non-governmental human rights organisation which works to help victims of torture and ill-treatment in the UAE. Creating a space for dialogue between individuals who have been subjected to torture in the United Arab Emirates

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Our Vision

Its main purpose is to combine efforts to fight against impunity, and to support victims in their quest for justice by offering legal assistance, raising awareness of the situation in the media, and filing complaints based on the principle of universal jurisdiction.

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Our Mission

AVT UAE documents the use of torture in the UAE by gathering information from various source, including the testimonies of victims, lawyers and family members, UN experts as well as NGOs. It creates a network of victims and a space for dialogue between them.

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Stop Torture in the United Arab Emirates

Decisions – Abu Dhabi Media Company PJSC

06 May 2021 Ofcom has imposed a financial penalty of £125,000 on Abu Dhabi Media Company PJSC in relation to its service Abu Dhabi Channel for failing to comply with our broadcasting rules. On 28 June 2017 Abu Dhabi...