Prominent human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor, arrested in Dubai
Prominent human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor was arrested this morning at 03:15 as he was taken away from his apartment and his whereabouts remain unknown,MENA Rights Cable revealed.
According to the sources, the leading human rights activist Mansour was arrested shortly after he sent a letter along with dozens of Arab human rights defenders calling for the release of all prisoners of concience in the Arab world.
The letter was sent to the Arab League summit scheduled to be held in Jordan on March 29.
UAE residents known to have spoken with international rights groups are at serious risk of arbitrary detention and imprisonment.