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Iran: Narges Mohammadi on hunger strike and needs to be allowed to get in touch with her family

2016-07-20

Update: Narges Mohammadi has been given the right to speak to her children as of 16 July so she has reportedly stopped her hunger strike. 2016-07-12 Detained Iranian human rights defender Narges Mohammadi…

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Bahrain: Reprisals continue against human rights defenders, especially those engaging in international advocacy

2016-07-20

Reprisals against human rights defenders continue unabated in Bahrain, which includes travel bans on independent human rights defenders and journalists, among members of civil society. Most recently,…

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Saudi Arabia: Human rights violators should not be allowed to remain on the UN Human Rights Council

2016-07-13

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) call upon the United Nations General Assembly to suspend the membership rights of Saudi Arabia in the…

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Bahrain: NGOs call for women’s rights defender Ghada Jamsheer to remain free and an end to judicial harassment of women human rights defenders

2016-07-01

After a prominent women’s rights defender was sentenced to a further year in prison, we the undersigned international human rights and feminist organisations call on the Bahraini government to stop…

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Bahrain: Travel ban imposed on journalist Nazeeha Saeed

2016-06-30

Bahraini authorities prevented journalist Nazeeha Saeed from traveling at Bahrain International airport as part of a trend adopted by the government which includes imposing travel bans on independent…

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Egyptian woman human rights defender Mozn Hassan banned from travel to feminist meeting

2016-06-27

On 27 June, feminist activist and woman human rights defender Mozn Hassan was banned from travelling from Cairo to Beirut to participate in a meeting of the Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRD) Regional…

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