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Bahrain- Court refuses to release human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, and imprisonment sentence passed on human rights activist Zainab Al-Khawaja

2012-10-01

The Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) condemn the continued detention of leading human rights defender Nabeel Rajab and the recent imprisonment sentence…

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Saudi Arabia- The authorities continue their ongoing war on human rights defenders through imprisonment and judicial harassment

2012-09-28

  The Gulf Centre for Human Rights has received confirmed information concerning the continuation of the Saudi authorities in its war against human rights defenders through imprisonment and on-going…

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Bahrain: Reprisals and intimidation against human rights defender Mohammed Al-Maskati must end immediately

2012-09-19

Joint press statement Wednesday, 19 September 2012 Geneva – The government of Bahrain must ensure threats against human rights defender Mohammed Al-Maskati are stopped immediately. After tweeting…

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“Waging War On Human Rights” / Ongoing Crackdown on Human Rights Defenders in Oman

2012-09-17

Ladies and gentlemen, Good evening Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to attend this meeting. My name is Khalid Ibrahim, the acting director of the GCHR. I will focus in my talk on the…

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Take Action Now : Update: Oman- Judicial harassment of human rights defenders and activists continues

2012-09-13

Further to our four previous appeals, dated 29 June 2012, 18 July 2012, 9 August 2012, and 29 August 2012 (For more information kindly see:  http://www.gc4hr.org/news/index/country/6)  regarding…

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UAE: Attack on prominent human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor

2012-09-13

 On 11 Setember 2012, prominent human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor was attacked at Ajman University around 4:30pm, as he left the law building on his way to the car park. There is a strong belief…

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