Tagged: United Arab Emirates

A united front

The release of Matthew Hedges is a hard-won victory, but many other academics and writers desperately need similar support from their peers, says author Jonathan... Read more

UAE's insistence on Hedges' guilt sustains Emirates Lit Fest boycott

Jailed academic Matthew Hedges, whose life sentence for spying provoked the withdrawal of several authors from Dubai's Emirates Festival of Literature, has been pardoned.... Read more

UAE brings in National Law of Reading

The United Arab Emirates has brought in a National Law of Reading, putting legislative frameworks in place to support the development of reading across the... Read more

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