UAE criticizes Amnesty International report over its 'unprecedented clampdown on dissent'

November 19, 2014 1:45 PM

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The United Arab Emirates has criticized a new Amnesty International report describing an "unprecedented clampdown on dissent," saying the human rights group was "one-sided" and "inaccurate."

Amnesty said in its nearly 80-page report released Tuesday that more than 100 activists had been arrested and prosecuted since 2011. It said some were tortured and sentenced after flawed trials.

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