Hundreds of human rights defenders, academics and foreign nationals have been arbitrarily detained in the Emirates with no access to the outside world. Meanwhile the UK government maintains strong diplomatic and business ties with the UAE.
We ask: what can be done in the UK to end impunity in the UAE?
Chair: Andy Slaughter MP, Shadow Justice Minister
Carl Buckley, AOHR UK, Adviser;
Emel Inal, campaigner for the release of her husband Amer Al Shawa, Turkish academic of Palestinian origin arbitrarily detained in UAE;
Drewery Dyke, Amnesty International, Researcher, Middle East and North Africa programme, International Secretariat;
Carla Ferstman, Director, Redress, the human rights organisation that helps torture survivors obtain justice;
Sue Willman, human rights lawyer, Deighton Pierce Glynn solicitors;
Date: Thursday, 26 February 2015 Time: 6.30 pm
Venue: House of Commons ,Committee Room 6 London SW1A 0AA
(Arrive in time to pass through security)
Nearest tupe :Westminster
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