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Kuwait: Arrest warrant issued against human rights defender Nawaf Al-Hendal

2015-01-28

On 27 January 2015, the State Security Apparatus at the Interior Ministry issued an arrest warrant for human rights defender Nawaf Al-Hendal following tweets posted on his twitter account, which included…

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Saudi Arabia: Women driving activists Maysaa Al-Amodi and Lujain Al-Hathlol remain in detention

2015-01-27

The Monitor for Human Rights in Saudi Arabia (MHRSA) and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) are alarmed by reports that two women driving activists remain in detention since their arrest on 01 December…

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Update: Oman: Human rights defender Saed Jadad on hunger strike and must be released immediately

2015-01-27

  The latest report received by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) confirms that prominent human rights defender Saed Jadad, who was hospitalized after his health deteriorated, has been transferred…

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Update: Oman: Gulf Centre for Human Rights condemns arrest of human rights defender Saed Jadad

2015-01-22

On the evening of 21 January, more than 20 members of the Omani security forces raided the home of prominent human rights defender Saed Jadad in Salalah city and arrested him without presenting any judicial…

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Oman: Prominent human rights defender Saed Jadad summoned to court on fabricated charges

2015-01-21

On 19 January 2015, prominent human rights defender Saed Jadad was summoned by the Chief Public Prosecutor in Salalah, Ahmed Al-Masrori, to appear before the Court of First Instance in Muscat on 25 January…

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Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab sentenced in free expression case, belying promises of reform

2015-01-20

Prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was sentenced to six months in jail on 20 January in his latest twitter case, which serves as yet another example of the Bahraini government’s criminal…

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