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- LET THEM SPEAK - Media and freedom of expression targeted in Yemen
- BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE: A Preliminary Inquiry: Tangible Protection Mechanisms for Women Human Rights Defenders in the MENA Region and Beyond
- Risking Their Lives: Ongoing Attacks Against Journalists in Bahrain, Iraq, Syria and Yemen
- Liberty at Risk: Reprisals Against Human Rights Defenders in the Gulf Region and Neighbouring Countries
News from International Organizations
- Rights Groups Call for Bahrain Government to Take Action on Recommendations of UN UPR
- Bahrain: Urgent Appeal for the Release of Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab
- NGOs to Sec. Kerry: Send US Ambassador to Nabeel Rajab’s trial
- FIDH: NGOs call for human rights abuses to be addressed in the forthcoming EU-GCC Ministerial Meeting
- Twenty-Six NGOs Call for Immediate and Unconditional Release of Bahraini Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab, Prior to His Trial Tomorrow
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.