new

News

Saudi Arabia- Head of Monitor of Human Rights at risk of being targeted by authorities following successful registration of the organization in Canada

2012-05-16

Beirut, 16 May, 2012 – The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received information concerning the registration in Canada of Monitor of Human Rights in Saudi Arabia (MHRSA), an independent human…

Read More

Gulf human rights delegation highlights human rights violations ahead of EU-GCC Summit

2012-05-10

Beirut 10 May 2012 -- From 24 to 27 April 2012, the Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) and the International Federation for Human Rights )FIDH( organized a visit of high level meetings in Brussels for…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More