- Special Report: Torture in Saudi Arabia
- Silenced Voices: Judicial targeting of human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia
- Syrian Human Rights Defenders Losing Hope with International Community as Human Rights Violations Continue Unabated
- Qatar, civil society and human rights: Lack of civil society space hinders work of human rights defenders
- Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) - Annual Report 2015: Human Rights Defenders in Prison and in Peril throughout the Gulf and Neighbouring Countries
News from International Organizations
- 26 Organizations Condemn the Imprisonment of Woman Human Rights Defender Zainab AlKhawaja and her 16 Month Old Baby
- Free Zainab Al-Khawaja and Baby
- IFEX: Rights groups and cartoonists ask Iranian President Rouhani to help free artist Atena Farghadani
- UN HRC: 58 NGOs warn of harmful impact of “countering and preventing violent extremism”
- As human rights defender Dr. Al-Singace enters 300th day of hunger strike, NGOs call for his immediate release
Written by HRDs and Journalists
Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab received the Advocacy Award from Index on Censorship
Index On Censorship - 29 March 2012
Human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, director of the Gulf Centre for Human Rights and Bahrain Centre for Human Rights have received the Advocacy Award from Index on Censorship. The Advocacy Award has been given to the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights.
The Advocacy Award, recognizes campaigners or activists who have fought repression, or have struggled to challenge political climates and perceptions.
The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) has played a crucial role in documenting human rights violations, political repression and torture in the gulf kingdom. Despite efforts to silence and discredit it, the BCHR has kept international attention on the brutal government crackdown that began last February.