My rule: never set foot in the UAE, not even in transit. Recall the UK Phd student studying labor conditions & the Lebanese gynecologist with funny tweets. https://t.co/oEAMmKPUli— Nassim Nicholas Taleb (@nntaleb) July 18, 2022
Yup. They have a few shiny buildings because their sand swims on oil. It looks like the 21st century but the mindset is from the 19th. The concept of human rights doesn't exist. Western governments won't even lift a finger if you get thrown in a cell on manufactured mischief. So, just don't go!
The same can be said for its lovely neighbor: Saud's Arabia.