UAE arrests three more Islamists after plot report




 
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UAE arrests three more Islamists after plot report
 
July 17th, 2012  
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UAE arrests three more Islamists after plot report
DUBAI (Reuters) - Three Emirati Islamists including a prominent lawyer were arrested in the UAE on Tuesday as part of a widening clampdown on Islamist dissidents, relatives and activists said. The arrests brought the number of detained Emirati dissidents, most of them Islamists, to 10 since Sunday, when the Gulf Arab state said it was investigating a foreign-linked group planning "crimes against the security of the state". Interior Ministry officials were not available for comment on Tuesday. The UAE, a major oil exporter, allows no organized political opposition. ...

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