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Take Action Now : Urgent Action: Bahrain: Help Free GCHR Founding Directors Nabeel Rajab and Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja as their health suffers behind bars

2017-04-13

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) is seriously concerned for the health of its two Founding Directors Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and Nabeel Rajab, who are suffering behind bars. Both men require urgent…

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Take Action Now : UAE: Call for the immediate release of human rights defender Osama-Al-Najjar as his sentence expires

2017-03-19

Human rights defender and on-line activist Osama Al-Najjar was scheduled for release on 17 March 2017, having served a full three-year prison sentence as a result of the peaceful exercise of his right…

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Take Action Now : Bahrain: Human rights defenders Nabeel Rajab and Ghada Jamsheer remain imprisoned despite poor health, other rights defenders banned from travel

2016-10-10

Two prominent human rights defenders remain imprisoned in Bahrain, despite poor health, and further at risk by unsanitary prison conditions. Both Ghada Jamsheer and Nabeel Rajab have been jailed for their…

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Take Action Now : Bahrain: “Their freedom is their right” campaign names Nabeel Rajab prisoner of the month in September 2016

2016-09-01

Cairo/Beirut - “Their freedom is their right” (“#حريتهم_حقهم”) is a campaign for defending the rights of prisoners of conscience launched by Maharat Foundation and the…

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Take Action Now : Syria: “Their freedom is their right” campaign names Bassel Khartabil prisoner of the month in August 2016

2016-08-11

Cairo/Beirut - “Their freedom is their right” (“#حريتهم_حقهم”) is a campaign for defending the rights of prisoners of conscience launched by Maharat Foundation and the…

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Take Action Now : Bahrain: #FreeZainabAndBaby, Demand the immediate and unconditional release of Zainab Al-Khawaja and her 15-month-old son

2016-04-12

UPDATE: The Thunderclap campaign is now closed. It had a social media reach of over 1.4 million. Zainab Al-Khawaja remains in prison with her baby, despite promises by Bahrain's Foreign Affairs Minister…

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