Cop28 officials fail to clarify whether protesters will be safe in Dubai

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Thousands of activists to attend conference in UAE which has a poor record for demonstrations

Cop28 organisers and the UN body that oversees the annual climate conference have failed to clarify whether activists who travel to Dubai are safe to demonstrate outside the conference area, putting civil society at risk in a country where protest is normally prohibited.

At least 70,000 people are registered to attend the conference, including thousands of activists and members of civil society, who normally hold protests around the conference area.

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