United Arab Emirates
Alkarama Person of contact for country
Julia Legner, Email: j.legner - at - alkarama -dot- org , Twitter : @JuliaLegner
- Long periods of incommunicado detention and systematic practice of torture;
- Reprisals against human rights defenders and systematic repression of political opponents;
- Arbitrary detention without trial or after unfair judicial proceedings;
- Absence of an independent judiciary;
- Lack of judicial control over the intelligence services and impunity of those responsible for serious human rights violations
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 ?
Date of last Concluding Observations by Committee against Torture (CAT)
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:
2015 / 2018