Dating emails united arab emirates
Enforced disappearances, unfair trials and torture and other ill-treatment of detainees remained common.
Scores of people sentenced after unfair trials in previous years remained in prison; they included prisoners of conscience.
It marks the UAE's Union Day between the seven emirates which was followed by the joining of the seventh emirate, Ras Al Khaimah, in 1972.
The National day of UAE does not stand for the nationalisation from the British Protectorate Treaties which declared in 1968, it is the anniversary of the federal unification of the seven emirates in 1971 which combined to form the modern-day country, headed by Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the federation's first president.
Grand celebrations are held across the country to mark the event.
Fireworks, car rallies and dance shows are the most common activities.
The launch of the UAE began with the consensus of the rulers of the emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, and Umm al-Quwain on the 2nd of December 1971 and their agreement to unite.
Emirates federal constitution approved in principle on the evening of December 1, 1971.
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On the tenth of February 1972, it was announced that the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah was joining the Union to complete the seven Emirates held in a single entity.
In 1968, Britain declared its willingness to withdraw from all protectorates and colonies of the Eastern Mediterranean, the idea of the Union begun to crystallize at a meeting between Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, in the village of Samih border on February 18, 1968  and they agreed that the best way is the union between them and invite the Gulf emirates to this union.