United Arab Emirates (UAE): Arbitrary detention of prominent writer and human rights defender
PEN is deeply concerned about the ongoing arbitrary detention of Ahmed Mansour Al Shehhi (أحمد منصور الشحي), a well-known writer and human rights defender who was arrested on March… More
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