Kuwait: Youth Rising Forum prevented from holding its Third Annual Platform


Beirut, 23 March, 2012 -- On 22 March 2012, the Youth Rising Forum was informed by the Ministry of the Interior that it had no permission to hold its third platform in Kuwait. The third platform, entitled…

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Saudi Arabia: Travel ban imposed on lawyer and human rights defender Waleed Abu Alkhair


 Beirut, 22 March, 2012 -- On 21 March 2012 lawyer and human rights defender, Waleed Abu Alkhair, received an early morning telephone call from the Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution…

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Take Action Now : Saudi Arabia: One Year Since the Arrest of Human Rights Defender Fadhil Al-Sulaiman


 Beirut, 21 March, 2012 -- March 17, 2012 was the first anniversary of the arrest of human rights defender Fadhil Ali Al- Sulaiman, when his car was stopped…

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Kuwait: Gulf Centre for Human Rights welcomes the release of the 15 Bedoon human rights defenders


Beirut, 16 March, 2012 --Further to an appeal ( published by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) on 13 February, 2012, we have received confirmation that on 7 March,…

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Take Action Now : Saudi Arabia: Detained Human Rights Defender Mohammed Albajady On Hunger Strike


Beirut, 9 March, 2012 -- Detained human rights defender Mohammed Albajady in Saudi Arabia is on hunger strike demanding his immediate release and protesting against his ill-treatment and arbitrary detention.…

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Take Action Now : UAE: Arrest of Human Rights Defender Saleh Al-Dhufairi


Beirut, 7 March, 2012 -- On 6 March 2012, at 1am,  human rights defender Saleh Al-Dhufairi was arbitrarily arrested at his home in Ras Al-Khaimah. There was no arrest warrant issued, and no reasons…

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