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Take Action Now : UAE Sliding into a police state- Arrest of HRD Saleh Al-Dhufairi, while others remain in detention and are at risk of ill-treatment

2012-05-07

 Beirut, 07 May, 2012 --  The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) expresses its deep concern at the arrest of human rights defender Saleh Al-Dhufairi and the ongoing detention of other human…

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Bahrain- Bahraini government denies delegation of international human rights organizations access to the country, following last minute withdrawal of permission

2012-05-05

Beirut, 05 May, 2012 -- The Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) condemns the Bahraini government’s withdrawal of permission it had previously granted for a visit by a delegation of NGOs who promote…

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Bahrain Authorities Continue to Detain, Target and Harass Human Rights Defenders

2012-05-05

Beirut, 04 May, 2012 -- The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) continue to express grave concern in regards to the targeting of human rights defenders in…

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Kuwait- Arrest and on-going detention of 15 human rights defenders as police violently disperse peaceful protest

2012-05-04

Beirut, 04 May, 2012 -- The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received information that 15 human rights defenders were arrested on 1 May 2012 as they took part in a peaceful protest that was violently…

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Bahrain: The government of Bahrain must release all detained human rights defenders immediately and unconditionally - Detention and ill-treatment of Human Rights Defender Zainab Al-Khawaja

2012-04-30

Beirut, 30 April, 2012 --  The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) and Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (BYSHR), received information that detained human…

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Yemen: Assault on human rights defender and photographer Wael Al-Absi

2012-04-28

Beirut, 28 April, 2012 --  The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received information that on 24 April 2012, human rights defender and photographer Wael Al-Absi was assaulted by a member of…

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