Authorities Cancel Residency Permits After Peaceful Protest at Consulate
#Emirati authorities should retract their decision to cancel the residency permits of dozens of Syrians who took part in a peaceful protest against the Syrian government in #Dubai, Human Rights Watch said last Friday.
In the weeks following the demonstration, on February 10, 2012, United Arab Emirates (UAE) security officials called in for questioning hundreds of #Syrian nationals suspected of attending the unlicensed demonstration. The UAE government later revoked the residency permits of about 50 of them, some of the protesters and Syrian community leaders in the UAE told #HumanRights Watch. Read the full report: http://bit.ly/ym4m79