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Take Action Now : Syria: Syrian Human Rights Defenders Subjected to Enforced Disappearance

2012-06-09

Beirut, 09 June 2012 -- Despite it being outside its mandate, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has decided to adopt cases of human rights defenders in Syria as there is lack of attention to their…

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Bahrain:The re-arrest of leading human rights defender Nabeel Rajab

2012-06-08

Beirut, 08 June 2012 -- On the morning of 6 June 2012, prominent human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab has been re-arrested after he got a summons the day before on charges of “vilifying”. He…

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Bahrain: Rights organisations alarmed over threats to civil society after trip to UN

2012-06-08

International human rights organisations who participated in the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Bahrain in Geneva in May Geneva are alarmed at threats made against Bahraini…

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Take Action Now : Oman-Three human rights defenders arrested and held in incommunicado detention

2012-06-05

Beirut, 5 June, 2012 -- The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received information that on the evening of 31 May 2012, human rights defenders Ms. Habibah Al-Hinaee, Mr. Ismael Al-Mikbaly, and Mr.…

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Bahrain: Prominent human rights lawyer Mohammed Al-Tajer targeted due to his human rights activities

2012-06-05

Beirut, 5 June 2012 -- The Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR), the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), Bahrain Rehabilitation Against Violence Organization (BRAVO), and Bahrain Human Rights Society…

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Take Action Now : Bahrain- Human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja ends hunger strike, Nabeel Rajab is released on bail and Zainab Al-Khawaja is freed

2012-05-29

Beirut, 29 May 2012 -- The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) welcome the news that internationally renowned human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja…

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