UK high court finds Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed hacked ex-wife’s phone using spyware

By Hannah Ritchie, CNN London (CNN)The ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, used agents of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to hack into and monitor the phones of his ex-wife Princess...

Princess Haya: Dubai ruler had ex-wife’s phone hacked – UK court

By Frank GardnerBBC Security Correspondent The High Court has found that the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, interfered with British justice by ordering the hacking of the phone of his ex-wife...

ITUC-Africa Condemns Inhuman Treatments, Deportation Of African Migrants By UAE

– asks African leaders to take action to protect migrants  By Michael Oche Workers Unions in Africa under the umbrella of the Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) have condemned in strong terms...

‘We Are Starving Here,’ Nigerians In UAE Lament Work Permit Restrictions

Akinola Ajibola  Updated September 5, 2021 It’s been a tough period for many Nigerians living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), especially those in Dubai, as they lament the loss of jobs and...

ITUC-Africa Lampoon UAE For Brutalising, Deporting Over 700 African Migrants

By Abiola AKWASHAbuja The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUCAfrica) has condemned the acts of dehumanization meted out by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) against...

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...