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Abu Dhabi Grants US$ 25 million to Global Malaria Partnership

February 12, 2010

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www.thewcmp.org FEBRUARY 11, 2010 The Government of Abu Dhabi announced today a grant of US$25 million, over five years, to support the work of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM). Specifically to scale-up malaria control worldwide and contribute to achieving the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDG) by 2015. The grant from the Government of […]

Torture in Abu Dhabi by Royal Family Member: Guilty or Not Guilty?

January 10, 2010

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Rafik Beekun Islam is strictly against torture. Here is what a Royal Family member, Sheikh Issa Bin Zayed, did to an Afghan man because he suspected him of having overcharged him in a grain deal for about $5,000. Video 1 Video 2 Video 3–if you understand arabic For more information, please go to this site: […]

Shame on Dubai and Abu Dhabi: Human Trafficking

July 30, 2009

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Al Jazeera More than one million people, the majority of them women and children, are smuggled across international borders to work in near slavery every year, the US state department says. Its 2009 Trafficking in Persons Report lists more than 170 countries which it claims are not doing enough to tackle the problem. Al Jazeera […]

UAE detains 3,000 Indian workers over camp riot

July 9, 2008

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Arab News   ABU DHABI: Around 3,000 Indian workers were detained at an undisclosed location on the outskirts of the UAE capital on charges of arson and rioting. The workers of a large ceramics manufacturing unit in the emirate of Ras Al-Khaimah were rounded up by security agencies after they went on a rampage at […]