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Gulf Center for Human Rights

Update: Oman: free prominent human rights defender Saed Jadad

2014-12-15

  Reports received by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) confirm that human rights defender Said Jadad has been taken on the evening of 14 December 2014 to the Public Prosecution building in…

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UAE: Fear that Anti-Terrorism Law will be used to curtail human rights and target human rights defenders

2014-12-13

  A coalition of international NGOs is seriously concerned about the impact of the Anti-Terrorism Law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that was approved by President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al…

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Oman: Human rights defender Saed Jadad arbitrarily detained

2014-12-12

On International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2014, security forces raided the house of human rights defender Saed Jadad in Salalah city and took him away without any judicial warrant or charge against…

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Bahrain: Zainab Al-Khawaja sentenced to years in prison

2014-12-11

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) condemns the sentencing of human rights defender Zainab Al-Khawaja to over four years in prison this month. On 4 December 2014, Zainab Al-Khawaja was sentenced…

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Campaign to end violence against women human rights defenders across the Gulf region and its neighbouring countries

2014-12-10

10 December 2014 - Today, International Human Rights Day, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) pays tribute to the courage of women human rights defenders across the Gulf region and its neighbouring…

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On the International Human Rights Day we remember our fellow detained human rights defenders

2014-12-10

On International Human Rights Day – which falls today, on the 10th of December – the Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) expresses full solidarity and support to its fellow human rights defenders…

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