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Dr Mohammed al-Roken - It takes an extraordinary person ...

Headline Title:  Dr Mohammed al-Roken - It takes an extraordinary person ... 12 December 2014 Lawyer Mohammed al-Roken was jailed for 10 years in July 2013, following a huge crackdown on political and human rights activists in the United Arab Emirates. We talked to three people who have worked alongside him and know him as a courageous, extraordinary defender of human rights. Jennie Pasquarella US lawyer who worked with Mohammed al-Roken in 2011 during a trial of human rights activists (known as the ‘UAE 5’). You hear about the glitz and glamour of Dubai, but when you…

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