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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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Take Action Now : UAE: Arrest and on-going detention of human rights defender Sheikh Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi, the Chairman of Islah

2012-04-24

Beirut, 24 April, 2012 --  The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received information that on 20 April 2012, human rights defender Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Kayed Al-Qasimi was arrested by security…

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Yemen: Human rights defender Ali Al-Dailami detained and interrogated at Sana’a airport following his participation in human rights meeting

2012-04-21

Beirut, 21 April, 2012 -- On 16 April 2012, human rights defender, Mr Ali Al-Dailami, was detained at the airport in Sana’a following his participation in a human rights meeting held in Cairo. Defender…

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