ICFUAE Statement on Ahmed Mansoor
We are becoming increasingly concerned about the health of the award winning Emirati human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor as he completes his fourth week on hunger strike in UAE’s al-Sadr prison.
Sentenced to ten years in prison, he has spent the last two years in solitary confinement in a cell with no bed or access to running water. This and his manifestly unfair trial, where he was denied access to independent legal counsel, has led the father of four to engage in an open-ended hunger strike, at great cost to his physical and mental well-being. Read more