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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The Founder of the Gulf Center for Human Rights Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja on Day 73 of his Hunger Strike for Freedom.  

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Open appeal to the king of Bahrain and the Bahraini government to release human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja


strong>Beirut, 25  February  2012 -- The Gulf Centre for Human Rights appeals to the King of Bahrain and the Bahraini government to intervene rapidly to release the founder of our centre, human…

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Continued Attacks on Freedom of Expression in Yemen


strong>Beirut, 24 February, 2012 -- The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) is deeply concerned by the attack on freedom of expression in Yemen.  It is particularly concerned regarding the situation…

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Gulf Centre for Human Rights and 31 Human Rights Organizations call on Syrian authorities to release Mazen Darwish and other detained activists immediately and unconditionally


The undersigned Organisations call on the Syrian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Mazen Darwish, a prominent Syrian human rights defender and Director of the Syrian Centre for Media…

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Bahrain- Arrest and detention of two human rights defender


Beirut, 16 February, 2012 ---  On February 14,  2012, at 16:20 the security forces in Bahrain arrested two human rights defenders, Naji Fateel and Hasan Al-Jaber, as they were participating…

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