Qatar slams UAE over detention of royal family member

Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani is the latest in a line of public figures to accuse Abu Dhabi of holding them against their will.

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    Qatar's human rights committee says the detention of a member of the royal family by the United Arab Emirates is illegal and violates human rights laws.

    Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani is the latest in a line of public figures to accuse Abu Dhabi of holding them against their will.

    Qatar's foreign ministry says it is monitoring developments closely.

    Al Jazeera's Jamal el-Shayyal reports.


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