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Bahrain: Women human rights defenders who are tortured in Bahrain will not receive justice

2017-07-19

Women human rights defenders in Bahrain who have been tortured in Bahrain have been subjected to further persecution to stop them from working. In two separate cases, Ebtisam Al-Saegh remains in prison…

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Kuwait: Prominent Bedoon human rights defender Abdulhakim Al-Fadhli must be released

2017-07-14

Prominent human rights defender Abdulhakim Al-Fadhli is still being held at the Central Prison in Kuwait and risks facing deportation from the country, according to reports received by the Gulf Centre…

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Turkey: GCHR stands in solidarity with rights defenders detained in Turkey and calls for their immediate release

2017-07-10

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) expresses serious concern about the recent detention of human rights defenders and trainers at a workshop in Turkey on 05 July. We stand in solidarity with all…

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Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab sentenced to two years for reporting on human rights violations

2017-07-10

Leading Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced to prison on 10 July 2017 for two years after being found guilty of spreading "fake news” for TV interviews. In reality,…

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Ali Anouzla chosen as the human rights and freedom of expression defender of July 2017

2017-07-06

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Maharat Foundation, and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), in cooperation with IFEX, have chosen the prominent Moroccan human rights defender…

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Bahrain: Human Rights Defender Ebtisam Al-Sayegh arrested and detained for the second time in two months

2017-07-04

On 3 July 2017, Ebtisam Al-Sayegh, monitoring and documentation officer of the Salam Organisation (Peace for Democracy and Human Rights), was arrested during a raid on her home for the second time in…

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