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Gulf Center for Human Rights

Update: Bahrain: Another case brought against jailed human rights defender Zainab Al-Khawaja

2014-10-21

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received information that yet another charge, in relation to publicly insulting the King has been brought against human rights defender Zainab Al-Khawaja, detained…

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Oman: Writer and online activist Saed Al-Darodi held incommunicado

2014-10-20

On 10 October 2014, writer and online activist Saed Al-Darodi was summoned to appear before the Special Division of the Omani Police in Salalah. Report received by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR)…

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Update: Kuwait: Human rights defender Sulaiman Bin Jasim sentenced to one month in prison

2014-10-19

The Court of Misdemeanours in Kuwait on 19 October 2014 sentenced human rights defender Suleiman Bin Jassim to one month imprisonment. According to reports received by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights…

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Kuwait: Human rights defender Sulaiman Bin Jasim faces threat of imprisonment following assault against him and unfair trial

2014-10-18

On 19 October 2014 the Court of Misdemeanours in Kuwait is expected to deliver its verdict in the case of human rights defender Sulaiman Bin Jasim. He is a human rights observer who works with the National…

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Update: UAE: Trial of human rights defender Osama Al-Najjar continues

2014-10-15

On 14 October 2014, the second hearing of the trial of human rights defender and on-line activist Osama Al-Najjar took place at the Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).…

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Update: Bahrain: Zainab Al-Khawaja arrested

2014-10-14

Zainab Al-Khawaja was arrested today, 14 October 2014, during a court hearing where she was scheduled to face charges related to tearing a photograph of the King. According to witnesses present at the…

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