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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Trial for 'insulting tweets' starts in Bahrain

DUBAI, UAE: The trial of Bahraini Human Rights Activist Nabil Rajab, stands accused of having "insulted official bodies" in remarks posted on Twitter, and his trial has now been adjourned until 29 October according to a judicial source.

21 Oct 2014

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

US expects UAE to free citizen after YouTube arrest

WASHINGTON: The United Arab Emirates is expected shortly to free an American who was jailed with others over a YouTube video that mocked Dubai teenagers. (video)

9 Jan 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

SA to maintain relations with UAE

The South African government says it respects the independence and judiciary of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), despite the challenges that emerged during Professor Cyril Karabus' ordeal.

20 May 2013