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Gulf Center for Human Rights

Syria: GCHR welcomes the release of human rights defenders Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir and calls for the immediate release of Mazen Darwish

2015-07-29

Update: On July 22, 2015, a verdict hearing in their trial, which had already been rescheduled 25 times since February 2013, was once again postponed and set for August 31, 2015. Human rights defenders…

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Bahrain: Ailing human rights defenders Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace and Naji Fateel not receiving medical support in prison

2015-07-28

More than four months since a crackdown on protests took place in Jaw Prison, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) is seriously concerned about the treatment of prisoners who were hurt during the incidents…

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Oman: Family of human rights defender Mohammed Al-Fazari targeted by Internal Security Service after he fled the country

2015-07-27

On 22 July 2015, Mahmoud Al-Fazari, brother of human rights defender Mohammed Al-Fazari, was summoned to appear for investigation before the Special Division of the Omani Police General Command in the…

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Oman: Internal Security Service continues to target freedom of expression online; Saed Jadad released

2015-07-22

Update: Mohammad Al-Fazari has arrived to UK based on information from his facebook page. Omani authorities continue to persecute those who speak out critically online, says the Gulf Centre for Human…

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Bahrain: GCHR welcomes the release of Nabeel Rajab and calls for the release of all human rights defenders

2015-07-17

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) welcomes the release of its Co-Founding Director Nabeel Rajab but repeats its calls for the release of all human rights defenders imprisoned in Bahrain. On 14 July…

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Oman: Online activist Ahmed Al-Moghairi detained by Internal Security Service

2015-07-10

On 16 June 2015, online activist Ahmed Al-Moghairi was summoned by the Omani Internal Security Service (ISS) to appear for investigation before the Special Division of the Omani Police General Command…

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