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Gulf Center for Human Rights

Saudi Arabia: Raif Badawi facing 1000 lashes in public for his human rights works

2014-10-24

  The Saudi Minister of the Interior is on the brink of giving the order to start lashing human rights defender Raif Badawi, according to information received by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights…

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Iran: Human Rights Activist Arash Sadeghi Must Be Released

2014-10-23

The Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR) calls for the immediate and unconditional release of human rights defender and student activist Arash Sadeghi, detained in Iran for over a month. Arash Sadeghi…

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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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