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Gulf Center for Human Rights

Saudi Arabia: Torture and incommunicado detention of human rights defenders Waleed Abu Al-Kahir and Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Hamed

2014-04-25

Prominent human rights defenders Waleed Abu Al-Khair and Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Hamed are being held in incommunicado detention, and concern is expressed for their health, as the authorities continue to target…

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PRESS RELEASE / KUWAIT: DIGNITY HAS NO PRICE IN KUWAIT

2014-04-23

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has published a report on the human rights situation in Kuwait. The report entitled “Dignity has No Price in Kuwait” examines the restrictions placed…

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Saudi Arabia: Human rights defender Fadhel Al-Manasef sentenced to 15 years in prison, 15- year travel ban and fine

2014-04-19

blogger, Fadhel Al-Manasef, to 15 years in jail. The charges against him include participating in protests and defaming the kingdom by communicating with foreigners and through publishing articles on…

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Saudi Arabia: Human right lawyer Waleed Abu Al-Khair missing, presumed arrested

2014-04-16

On 15 April 2014, Waleed Au Al-Khair attended the fifth session of the trial of the Special Criminal Court in Riyadh.  Since then, there has been no news available as to his whereabouts and it appears…

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Saudi Arabia: Arbitrary arrest and detention of human rights defender Abdulaziz Al-Ghamdi

2014-04-13

On 8 April 2014 at approximately 2pm human rights defender Abdulaziz Al-Ghamdi was arrested at his home during a raid by members of the General Intelligence Directorate (GID). Seven members of the GID…

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Yemen: Human rights defender Ali Al-Dailami banned from travelling to a human rights meeting

2014-04-10

On 31 March 2014 human rights defender and head of Yemen Organization, Ali Al-Dailami, was prevented from travelling from Sana'a airport.  Ali Al-Dailami is the head of Yemen organization for Defending…

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