News from General

Egypt: GCHR expresses solidarity on the closure of El Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of the Victims of Violence and Torture


On 09 February 2017, El Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of the Victims of Violence and Torture in Cairo was closed. Egyptian authorities sealed off the doors and police arrested the doorman and questioned…

Read More

A new campaign to support human rights defenders and freedom of expression


(Cairo- Beirut, February 01 2017) The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Maharat Foundation, and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights, in cooperation with IFEX chose the prominent human…

Read More

GCHR in another case against the UK Government


GCHR says UK government should hold firm on its commitment to comply with International Law. GCHR has been granted leave to appeal so that it can challenge an apparent withdrawal by the UK government…

Read More

On International Human Rights Day, GCHR calls for detained human rights defenders to be freed


Today, 10 December, as we celebrate International Human Rights Day, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) calls on governments in the Gulf region, neighboring countries and elsewhere in the world to…

Read More

Egypt: Egyptian human rights lawyer added to the list of those banned from travel


The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) expresses its solidarity with Egyptian human rights defenders who are banned from travel and persecuted because of their defense of human rights. On 15 November…

Read More

No to impunity for Crimes Against Journalists in the Arab Region


On the occasion of the fourth anniversary of the International day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly at its sixty-eighth session held in 2013,…

Read More