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Qatar: Travel ban imposed on prominent human rights lawyer Najeeb Al-Nuaimi

2017-02-09

On 07 February 2017, authorities in Qatar prevented prominent human rights lawyer Dr. Najeeb Al-Nuaimi from travelling without informing him about any possible reasons. Reports received by the Gulf Centre…

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Saudi Arabia: One human rights defender released while another is still in prison

2017-02-08

According to information received by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), a human rights defender has been released in Saudi Arabia after a month in prison, while another who was arrested at the same…

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

2017-02-01

(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…

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The Situation of Women Human Rights Defenders in Kuwait

2017-01-31

The Situation of Women Human Rights Defenders in Kuwait Submission to the 68th Pre-session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women to inform the List of Issues…

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Oman: Authorities prevent the family of blogger Mohamed Fazari from travelling; and Public Prosecutor appeals the verdict against “Azamn”

2017-01-31

Authorities in Oman continue to target human rights defenders as a result of the exercise of their right to freedom of expression and freedom of press. Reports received by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights…

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GCHR in another case against the UK Government

2017-01-27

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…

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