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Update: Oman- Human rights defenders sentenced to prison as crackdown continues

2012-07-18

Beirut, 18 July 2012- Further to an appeal dated 29 June 2012, regarding the trial of human rights defenders in Oman (http://gc4hr.org/news/view/185) the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received…

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Take Action Now : UAE: Human rights defenders arrested in crackdown by security forces

2012-07-17

Beirut, 17 July 2012-- The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received information that a major crackdown against human rights activists is taking place at the hands of the security forces of Ras…

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Press release: Syria- The Gulf Centre for Human Rights calls for the immediate release of Bassel Khartabil

2012-07-16

Beirut, 16 July 2012-- On 15 March 2012, information technology expert Bassel Khartabil was detained in a wave of arrests in the Mazzeh district of Damascus. He remains in detention despite the fact that…

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Open Letter to the President of the United Arab Emirates Regarding Human rights defender Ahmed Abdulkhaleq Ahmed who faces exile

2012-07-14

His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Ruler of Abu Dhabi and President of the United Arab Emirates Dear Sheikh Al-Nahyan, The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received information that…

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Update: Oman- Four human rights defenders handed down prison sentences following peaceful protest

2012-07-10

Beirut, 10 July 2012-- Further to a previous appeal issued on 29 June 2012 (http://gc4hr.org/news/view/185), the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received further information regarding the case…

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Bahrain: Leading human rights defender Nabeel Rajab imprisoned for three months over twitter

2012-07-09

The Gulf Center for human Rights (GCHR) and Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) express their concerns regarding the continued campaign of judicial harassment, arrest and detention of leading human…

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