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Liberty at Risk: Reprisals Against Human Rights Defenders in the Gulf Region and Neighbouring Countries

2016-08-22

Introduction This report by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) aims to set out the cases of human rights defenders in the Gulf region and neighbouring countries who have been subjected to reprisals…

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Report on Torture in Kuwait (July 2016)

2016-07-27

Introduction In this report, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) aims to present some of the issues and cases of human rights defenders as they relate to the violation of the UN Convention Against…

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Iraqi Kurdistan: Women Human Rights Defenders Challenging a Continuum of Violence

2016-06-01

Introduction Women human rights defenders (WHRDs) in Iraqi Kurdistan face the same types of risks as any other human rights defender worldwide, but as women, they are also subject to gender-specific threats…

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Special Report: Torture in Saudi Arabia

2016-04-25

This report aims to present some of the issues facing human rights defenders in violation of the UN Convention Against Torture and Other, Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in light of…

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Silenced Voices: Judicial targeting of human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia

2016-04-11

Overview: Saudi Arabia is a member state of the United Nations and therefore committed to uphold and respect the basic tenets of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights without reservations. Over the…

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Syrian Human Rights Defenders Losing Hope with International Community as Human Rights Violations Continue Unabated

2016-03-15

The stories of human rights defenders (HRDs) in Syria demonstrate some of the terrifying outcomes of the conflict in Syria of the last five years. “Blood has become so normal to see now, and the…

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