Libya air attacks branded ‘criminal’ by GNA as 14 children die

UN-recognised government accuses the UAE of being involved as air strikes and drone attacks target Tripoli and Murzuq At least 14 children have been killed in two separate air attacks across Libya, with...

South Africa halts arms exports to Saudi Arabia and UAE

The dispute centres on a clause requiring foreign customers not to transfer weapons to third parties and to allow the inspection of facilities. South Africa has blocked arms sales to countries including...

French Book Highlighting UAE Crimes And Its Expansionist Conspiracies

“The hidden face of the UAE” book was published in France by Michel Top, founder of Opinion Internationl. The book is an investigation conducted in the Arab world and the Anglo-Saxon countries on the system...

The World Tolerance Summit: The UAE celebrates tolerance to keep human rights off the radar

Today marks the launch of the second World Tolerance Summit in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) under the lead of the Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The event, taking...

Open letter to the United Arab Emirates calling for the release of prominent lawyer and human rights defender Dr Mohammed Al-Roken

Today, the Association for Victims of Torture in the UAE (AVTUAE) and 28 other personalities and organisations issued an open letter, calling upon the UAE authorities to immediately and unconditionally release...

Association For Victims Of Torture In UAE

Who Are We?

Founded in 2017, The Association for victims of UAE is a Geneva-based non-governmental human rights organisation which works to help victims of torture and ill-treatment in the UAE. Creating a space for dialogue between individuals who have been subjected to torture in the United Arab Emirates

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Our Vision

Its main purpose is to combine efforts to fight against impunity, and to support victims in their quest for justice by offering legal assistance, raising awareness of the situation in the media, and filing complaints based on the principle of universal jurisdiction.

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Our Mission

AVT UAE documents the use of torture in the UAE by gathering information from various source, including the testimonies of victims, lawyers and family members, UN experts as well as NGOs. It creates a network of victims and a space for dialogue between them.

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Stop Torture in the United Arab Emirates