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Sheikh Issa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Fault Lines in the Desert

Carl Pope | Posted 01.18.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

These people love their landscape, stark and sear though it is. Their environmentalism is local. But their role as a major oil producer and their impact is global.

Issa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Royal, Acquitted In Torture Trial (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A member of Abu Dhabi's ruling family has been found innocent of the torture and rape of an Afghan man, despite the presence of a 45-minute tape that ...

A Mockery of Justice

Omar Baddar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Omar Baddar

There's a rampant problem in large parts of the Arab world whereby the ruling class enjoys near absolute impunity, making a mockery of justice every time a government official speaks of "the rule of law."

UAE Torture Video Sheikh Detained

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Emirates detained a member of the country's ruling family as prosecutors launched an investigation into allega...

UAE Condemns Royal Sheikh Torture Tape (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: The Financial Times reports Wednesday that Abu Dhabi intends to investigate torture allegations against the royal family. According to FT: ...

UAE Royal Sheikh Caught Torturing On Tape

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A video tape smuggled out of the United Arab Emirates shows a member of the country's royal family mercilessly torturing a man with whips, electric ca...