Calls for Dubai LitFest Boycott over free speech & human rights concerns - Mary Robinson announces withdrawal
Press Releases • Jan 14, 2019 16:58 GMT
Dubai will hold its annual literary festival from March 1-9 this year under the sponsorship of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and UAE Prime Minister. A growing list of authors, intellectuals, and activists have called for a boycott of the event due to the UAE’s imprisonment of activist Ahmed Mansoor, and the country’s severe restrictions on free speech.
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Press Releases • Jan 03, 2019 16:12 GMT
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