United Arab Emirates
- Ongoing and systematic practice of torture to extract confessions during investigations and as a form of punishment;
- Crackdown on freedom of opinion and expression on the basis of an ever-restrictive legal arsenal, and reprisals against human rights defenders and peaceful dissidents;
- Marginalisation of the stateless population.
Human Rights Instruments
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)
ICCPR Ratified ?
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment (UNCAT)
UNCAT Ratified ?
UNCAT Ratification Date
OPCAT (National Preventive Mechanism) Ratified ?
National Preventive Mechanism (OPCAT) created ?
Next CAT State Report Due
OVERDUE - State party did not submit report on time
International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (ICPPED)
ICPPED Ratified ?
Human Rights Council
Date last Universal Period Review (UPR)
UPR Next Review
Membership of Human Rights Council:
Term expires in 2018