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Life in the UAE: ‘We expect anything from the authorities - we are afraid of everything’

Headline Title:  ‘We expect anything from the authorities' 24 May 2013 The two men are so scared they don't want to be named.They know that if the authorities in their home country, the United Arab Emirates, hear them criticize the human rights situation in the country, their families will pay a high price.Both activists are part of a group of 94 currently on trial for their alleged link with an organization which threatened national security.Many are members of the Reform and Social Guidance Association (al-Islah), an organization that has for years peacefully advocated greater…

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