Rare mass ‘terror’ trial opens in the UAE

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – A rare mass trial of 41 radical Islamists accused of seeking to overthrow the government and links with “terrorists” opened on Monday in the United Arab Emirates, official media reported.

WAM news agency said the hearing at the state security court in Abu Dhabi was devoted to procedural measures, including the appointment of lawyers.

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    Bear in mind that the UAE has put the Muslim Brotherhood and its subsidiaries, such as CAIR, on its list of terrorist organizations.