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Oman: Family of human rights defender Mohammed Al-Fazari targeted by Internal Security Service after he fled the country

2015-07-27

On 22 July 2015, Mahmoud Al-Fazari, brother of human rights defender Mohammed Al-Fazari, was summoned to appear for investigation before the Special Division of the Omani Police General Command in the…

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

2015-07-22

Update: Mohammad Al-Fazari has arrived to UK based on information from his facebook page. Omani authorities continue to persecute those who speak out critically online, says the Gulf Centre for Human…

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Syria: GCHR welcomes the release of human rights defenders Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir and calls for the immediate release of Mazen Darwish

2015-07-20

Human rights defenders and members of the Syrian Centre for Media and Free Expression (SCM), Hussein Gharir and Hani Al-Zitani were released from prison on 17 and 18 July 2015 respectively. They have…

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Bahrain: GCHR welcomes the release of Nabeel Rajab and calls for the release of all human rights defenders

2015-07-17

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) welcomes the release of its Co-Founding Director Nabeel Rajab but repeats its calls for the release of all human rights defenders imprisoned in Bahrain. On 14 July…

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Oman: Online activist Ahmed Al-Moghairi detained by Internal Security Service

2015-07-10

On 16 June 2015, online activist Ahmed Al-Moghairi was summoned by the Omani Internal Security Service (ISS) to appear for investigation before the Special Division of the Omani Police General Command…

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Bahrain: GCHR welcomes EU resolution on human rights situation in Bahrain and urges prompt action

2015-07-10

 The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) welcomes the resolution on Bahrain passed by the European Parliament on 9 July 2015, outlining the dire human rights situation and calls for urgent action…

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