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Gulf Center for Human Rights

Take Action Now : Bahrain: End Reprisals Against Leading Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

2015-04-13

13 April 2015 - We in the Bahrain and international human rights NGO community condemn the arrest and detention of Nabeel Rajab, a prominent human rights defender in the Kingdom of Bahrain. On 4 April,…

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Oman: Internal Security Service continues to target freedom of expression online; Saed Jadad released

2015-04-09

Omani authorities continue to persecute those who speak out critically online, says the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), which reports that four Internet activists have been arrested in Liwa over…

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To mark the 4th anniversary of Abdulhadi's Arrest: Al-Khawaja and Seif: Two Families Stand Firmly for Freedom and Social Justice / Part 1

2015-04-08

  This is the story of two families from different countries who share the same pursuit of human rights despite immense personal costs. The first comes from Bahrain, while the second hails from Egypt.…

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To mark the 4th anniversary of Abdulhadi's Arrest: Al-Khawaja and Seif: Two Families Stand Firmly for Freedom and Social Justice / Part 2

2015-04-08

This is the story of two families from different countries who share the same pursuit of human rights despite immense personal costs. The first comes from Bahrain, while the second hails from Egypt. Human…

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Syria: Detained human rights defender Mazen Darwish wins UNESCO/Cano World Press Freedom Prize

2015-04-03

Detained Syrian journalist and human rights defender Mazen Darwish has won the 2015 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), which nominated Darwish, is…

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Oman: The use of judiciary to target prominent human rights defender Saed Jadad

2015-04-02

Even while imprisoned, prominent human rights defender Saed Jadad continues to be targeted and receive additional prison sentences related to his human rights work in violation of his right to free expression.…

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