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Take Action Now : UAE: Arbitrary arrest and detention of two human rights defenders, Mr. Ahmed Ghaith Al-Suwaidi and Dr. Ahmed Yousef Al- Zaabi

2012-03-30

Beirut, 30 March, 2012 --  Two human rights defenders, Mr. Ahmed Ghaith Al-Suwaidi and Dr. Ahmed Yousef Al-Zaabi, have been detained following their arbitrary arrest by  UAE Security…

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

2012-03-23

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

2012-03-22

 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

2012-03-21

 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

2012-03-16

Beirut, 16 March, 2012 --Further to an appeal (http://www.gc4hr.org/news/view/68) 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

2012-03-09

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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