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Bahrain emboldened by international silence, sentences Nabeel Rajab to 3 years imprisonment

2012-08-16

The BCHR and GCHR condemn in the strongest terms the sentence passed today against the detained human rights defender Nabeel Rajab by the Bahraini government on charges related to protesting. Rajab was…

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Take Action Now : URGENT ACTION: The UAE slides into a police state

2012-08-14

 The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) is concerned about reports received on 13 August 2012 that some of the 51 human rights defenders and activists detained during a major crackdown in the United…

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Bahrain: An open letter from the family of Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab / To the governments of the USA, the UK and all governments who have influence on Bahrain And to the UN and all Regional and International Human Rights Organisations

2012-08-11

  My name is Sumaya Rajab, the wife of the prominent Bahraini human rights defender, Nabeel Rajab, who is currently detained in Bahrain. I write this letter in my name, and the names of our son Adam…

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Take Action Now : Oman- Authorities continue to use the politicized judiciary to target human rights defenders and activists

2012-08-09

Beirut, 09 August 2012- Further to our two appeals, dated 29 June 2012, and 18 July 2012, regarding the trial of human rights defenders in Oman, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received information…

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Syria- Human rights defender Mazen Darwish at risk of facing a secret military tribunal

2012-08-06

Beirut, 06 August 2012- The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received information that prominent human rights defender Mazen Darwish is at risk of being brought before a secret military Tribunal.…

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Bahrain: Calls for the immediate release of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab

2012-08-04

Beirut, 04 August 2012- The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), call on the authorities in Bahrain to immediately release Nabeel Rajab, President of the…

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