Insights into the media coverage of UAE Commemoration Day



Commemoration Day or Martyrs’ Day is marked annually on November 30 in the United Arab Emirates, recognizing the sacrifices and dedication of Emirati martyrs who have given their life in the UAE and abroad in the field of civil, military and humanitarian service.

Starting 28 November through 2 December 2016, there has been a massive outpouring of support by people of UAE to the sacrifices made by UAE’s heroes.


We recorded over 155,000 posts on the various social media platforms during these days. Mainstream media published over 967 news articles.


While 75% of the social media posts have come from UAE, 7% have come from Saudi Arabia, 4% from Egypt, 3% from USA and more.


News publishers outside UAE, largely from the Middle East region, have published over 370 articles.



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