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


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


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


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


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


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)


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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