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UAE: Pope Should Raise Rights Issues on Visit

(Beirut) – Pope Francis should use his upcoming visit to the United Arab Emirates to press the government to address the serious human rights violations by its forces in Yemen and to end its repression of critics at home, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the pope. The pope is to attend the International Interfaith Meeting on Human Fraternity in the United Arab Emirates on February 4, 2019.  Expand Pope Francis will meet with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, in the UAE on February 4, 2019.  © 2015 Benhur Arcayan via Wikimedia Commons The UAE plays…

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