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Press in Yemen Faces Extinction: Journalists Need Support

2017-06-22

INTRODUCTION Yemeni journalists are isolated and desperately need the support of the international community. After more than two years of conflict causing approximately 8,000 deaths, 42,000 injuries…

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Torture, Physical Coercion and Reprisals in Bahrain Belie Commitment to Reform

2017-03-20

I. Introduction 1. This report intends to provide an evaluation of progress since 2014 made by the government of Bahrain in response to previous allegations of human rights abuses, including the use of…

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SEE THEIR STRUGGLE, REALISE THEIR RIGHTS - Human Rights Defenders at Imminent Risk in the Gulf Region and Neighbouring Countries

2017-03-14

I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) attempts, through its work, to create a safer environment and offer support to human rights defenders. GCHR issued 126 appeals, statements…

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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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