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Gulf Center for Human Rights

Saudi Arabia: A Closed letter from Human Rights Organisations to the Saudi leadership. Sent on 16 July 2015 and no reply has been received as yet

2015-09-01

His Majesty the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister…

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Update: Oman: Internal Security Service dismantling the human rights movement

2015-09-01

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received further reports that the Omani Internal Security Service (ISS) has been ordered by top officials to systematically target human rights defenders and…

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DETAINEES IN SYRIA / A letter that has been sent to members of the UN Security Council

2015-08-31

Update: The Anti-terrorism Court in Damascus, headed by Judge Reda Musa, has ruled on 31 August 2015, to include case number 39/2015 of the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM) detainees,…

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Iran: Rising concerns for cartoonist Atena Farghadani, detained for exercising her right to free expression

2015-08-27

Update: Atena Farghadani has recently developed signs of lymphatic disease in Evin prison. Her case has been referred to Branch 54 of the Appeals Court where she will try to challenge a sentence of 12…

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Take Action Now : Urgent Appeal: Bahrain: Release Prisoner of Conscience Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace as Hunger Strike Reaches 160th Day

2015-08-27

Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace is a prisoner of conscience and a member of the Bahrain 13, a group of activists arrested by the Bahraini government for their role in peaceful protests in 2011. Dr Al-Singace…

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Update: Oman: Internal Security Service arrest human rights defender and release four others

2015-08-24

On 24 August 2015, the Internal Security Service (ISS) in Oman released three human rights defenders from detention, a day after human rights defender Khalid Al-Nawafli was arrested. This follows a pattern…

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