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Gulf Center for Human Rights

UAE: Stop paying lip service to human rights and release Dr. Nasser Bin Ghaith

2017-03-28

A coalition of ten human rights organizations today urged the United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Dr. Nasser Bin Ghaith, a prominent economist, academic and…

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Human rights activists at side event on torture and reprisals in Bahrain stress need for UN mechanisms to take action and support for victims

2017-03-25

Geneva - The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) hosted a side event entitled “Torture, Physical Coercion and Reprisals in Bahrain” during the 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights…

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Human rights defenders including journalists at imminent risk in the Gulf region and neighbouring countries

2017-03-25

Geneva - The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) hosted a side event entitled “SEE THEIR STRUGGLE, REALISE THEIR RIGHTS: Human Rights Defenders including journalists at Imminent Risk in the Gulf…

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BAHRAIN: After 282 days of arbitrary detention, human rights defender Nabeel Rajab’s trial postponed once again

2017-03-23

On 22 March 2017, Manama’s Fifth High Criminal Court postponed again Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab’s trial in the Twitter case, in clear contempt of international human rights…

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UAE: Free prominent human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor now

2017-03-20

Award-winning Emirati human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor has been arrested by security forces in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and taken to an unknown location. Ahmed Mansoor was arrested at his home…

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Bahrain: Torture, Physical Coercion and Reprisals in Bahrain Belie Commitment to Reform, says new report

2017-03-20

Impunity for torture and other abuses against human rights defenders continues in Bahrain, according to a new report by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) prepared with the assistance of Dorsey &…

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