Gulf Center for Human Rights

Oman: Human rights defender Noah Al-Saadi held incommunicado for over a week


According to credible reports, human rights defender, Noah Al-Saadi, has been held incommunicado since his arrest on 13 July 2014 at the Special Division of the Omani Police in Muscat. Information received…

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Saudi Arabia- Human rights lawyer Waleed Abu Al-Khair subjected to ill-treatment and imprisoned with criminals


The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received information that human rights defender Waleed Abu Al-Khair is being subjected to ill-treatment, poor conditions and treated like a criminal while in…

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Saudi Arabia: Harassments continue against activists of women’s driving campaign


On July 16, 2014, at 5 pm, while human rights defender and activist for the women’s driving campaign, Alia Fared, was driving towards a nearby health center, she noticed that five cars belonging…

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For Immediate Release: Syria: Activists Not Released Despite Amnesty


Free Peaceful Advocates, Workers Arbitrarily Detained (New York, July 18, 2014) – Scores of civil society activists, human rights defenders, media and humanitarian workers remain in arbitrary detention…

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29 human rights groups including the GCHR call for a shift in U.K. policy towards the situation in Bahrain


The Rt Honourable Philip Hammond MP Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Foreign and Commonwealth Office King Charles Street London SW1A 2AH   Dear Mr Hammond,   In your new…

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Oman: Kidnapping of human rights defender Noah Al-Saadi


On the morning of 13 July 2014, human rights defender, Noah Saadi, received a call from the security forces in which he was summoned to appear before the Special Division of the Oman Police in Muscat.…

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