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


 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


  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


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


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


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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Urgent Appeal: Arrest and Ill-treatment of Human Rights Defender Zainab Al-Khawaja


  Beirut, 03 August 2012- Human rights activist Zainab Al-Khawaja was yet again arrested last night when she was protesting alone in Al Qadam roundabout. Zainab decided to protest despite her entire…

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