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Gulf Center for Human Rights

Bahrain: Harassment of leading human rights defender Nabeel Rajab at Heathrow Airport

2014-07-31

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) and Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) express their concern over the harassment and ill-treatment of leading human rights defender Nabeel Rajab and his family…

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Kuwait: Ongoing trial and detention of human rights defender Abdulhakim Al-Fadhli

2014-07-27

On July 24, 2014, the Kuwaiti Misdemeanors Court postponed the trial of human rights defender, Abdulhakim Al-Fadhli, to 7 August 2014 and ordered his continued detention. The public prosecutor had previously…

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Oman: Human rights defender Noah Al-Saadi held incommunicado for over a week

2014-07-23

According to credible reports, human rights defender, Noah Al-Saadi, has been held incommunicado since his arrest on 13 July 2014 at the Special Division of the Omani Police in Muscat. Information received…

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Saudi Arabia- Human rights lawyer Waleed Abu Al-Khair subjected to ill-treatment and imprisoned with criminals

2014-07-21

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) has received information that human rights defender Waleed Abu Al-Khair is being subjected to ill-treatment, poor conditions and treated like a criminal while in…

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Saudi Arabia: Harassments continue against activists of women’s driving campaign

2014-07-19

On July 16, 2014, at 5 pm, while human rights defender and activist for the women’s driving campaign, Alia Fared, was driving towards a nearby health center, she noticed that five cars belonging…

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For Immediate Release: Syria: Activists Not Released Despite Amnesty

2014-07-18

Free Peaceful Advocates, Workers Arbitrarily Detained (New York, July 18, 2014) – Scores of civil society activists, human rights defenders, media and humanitarian workers remain in arbitrary detention…

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