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Gulf Center for Human Rights

Oman: CIVICUS and GCHR outline concerns related to the environment in which civil society activists and human rights defenders operate

2015-03-31

The Sultanate of Oman NGO Submission to the United Nations Universal Periodic Review 23rd Session of the UPR Working Group 23 March 2015 Submission by CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation,…

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Kuwait: Travel ban imposed on human rights defender Nawaf Al-Hendal

2015-03-29

On 25 March 2015, the General Administration of investigations imposed a travel ban on human rights defender Nawaf Al-Hendal, the director of Kuwait Watch. On 23 March 2015, Al-Hendal was arrested while…

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Oman: Online activist Talib Al-Saedi held incommunicado

2015-03-26

On 23 March 2015, online activist Talib Al-Saedi disappeared after he was summoned by the Omani Internal Security Service to appear for investigation before the Special Division of the Omani Police in…

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Bahrain: Authorities continue to target women’s rights defender Ghada Jamsheer

2015-03-25

The Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) expresses serious concern over the ongoing targeting by authorities of women’s rights defender Ghada Jamsheer in Bahrain. She faces a travel ban and continuous…

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Kuwait: Nawaf Al-Hendal arrested after speaking at 28th session of UN Human Rights Council

2015-03-24

On 23 March, 2015, human rights defender Nawaf Al-Hendal was arrested while he was carrying out his work observing violations during a peaceful gathering in Al-Erada square in front of the National Assembly…

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Syria: Date set for verdict in case of SCM members

2015-03-23

On 25 March 2015 a verdict is set to be delivered in the case of Mazen Darwish, Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir members of the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM).…

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