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UAE amnesty 2018: Foreign missions to open counters in Dubai

Foreign diplomatic missions of labour-sending countries will have counters at Dubai’s main amnesty centre in Al Aweer to facilitate the early repatriation of residents overstaying their visas from August 1, Gulf News has learnt. However, those seeking to legalise their residency status during the upcoming amnesty will not have to …

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26 rights groups urge Syria to free prominent lawyer

THE LEVANT – More than two dozen rights groups on Thursday called for the release of Syrian human rights lawyer Khalil Maatouq, two years after his “enforced disappearance” in Damascus. The appeal was co-signed by 26 human rights organisations, including Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Reporters Without Borders and several …

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