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Bahrain Joint Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 27th Session of the UPR Working Group

2017-02-16

1.            (A) Introduction 1.1       CIVICUS is a global alliance of civil society organizations and activists…

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KUWAIT: SARAH AL-DREES TRIAL OBSERVATION REPORT

2016-12-12

Introduction 1.      This report follows a Trial Observation mission conducted on behalf of a coalition of rights groups from 20 to 24 November 2016 in Kuwait. The author is a…

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TRIAL OBSERVATION REPORT Concerning the prosecution of journalists from “Azamn” newspaper in Oman

2016-11-25

Introduction This report follows a Trial Observation mission conducted from 4 to 7 November 2016 in Muscat, Oman on behalf of a coalition. The author is a practising barrister, called to the Bar of England…

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LET THEM SPEAK - Media and freedom of expression targeted in Yemen

2016-10-27

Introduction: Yemen is a country plagued by internal conflicts, poverty, humanitarian crises and a legacy of human rights violations. Serious violations and abuses of international law are rampant and…

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BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE: A Preliminary Inquiry: Tangible Protection Mechanisms for Women Human Rights Defenders in the MENA Region and Beyond

2016-10-26

span style="color: #000000;">Executive summaryThe Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and beyond is rife with political instability, a legacy of conflicts, and human rights violations. In 2016, it continues…

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Risking Their Lives: Ongoing Attacks Against Journalists in Bahrain, Iraq, Syria and Yemen

2016-09-13

Introduction Through this report the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) aims to highlight cases of ongoing killings, attacks and threats against journalists and other media workers in four countries,…

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