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United Arab Emirates - News blackout imposed on trial of 94 activists on national security charges

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders roundly condemns the news blackout that the UAE's authorities have imposed on the trial of 94 political activists and human rights defenders before the supreme court in Abu Dhabi on charges of endangering the country's security. The authorities have allowed the UAE media to attend the four hearings so far held but not the international media. International observers and relatives of the defendants have also been banned from fifth hearing, which is due to be held (...)

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