UAE no model of progress

UAE no model of progress


Even since the European Parliament adopted its first resolution on the United Arab Emirates in late October, expressing profound concerns about its human rights record, the UAE has gone to great lengths to contest its accuracy. 

It countered with a narrative that features the UAE as a model of enlightened progress in the region and a bulwark against militant Islamist groups, a narrative for which the Italian ambassador to the UAE offered public support on November 6 when he said that...


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