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Prominent Saudi activist Mohammed al-Qahtani vowed on Sunday to keep campaigning for human rights as he faced a trial that could see him being jailed...
Sunday, September 2, 2012
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A young Moroccan protester has been handed a three-month jail sentence for eating in public during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, a judicial...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
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Maryam Al-Khawaja
Johannesburg, 27 August 2012 Dear Mr. President: I write you in my capacity as Acting President of The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), to...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
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When discussing the crisis in Bahrain, many tend to point to certain political groups as if they represent the whole scene: leftists which are...
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Lebanese security forces arrested two men Friday for indecent acts after they were allegedly found engaging in sexual activity inside a car, a police...
Friday, August 17, 2012
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Amnesty International appealed on Monday for Bahrain to release all prisoners of conscience “immediately and without conditions,” days before appeals...
Monday, July 23, 2012
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The Gulf Forum for Civil Societies said on Thursday it had formed a special team of legal experts to defend rights activists arrested by Gulf states...
Thursday, July 19, 2012
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A Lebanese man nicknamed the "tattoo king" has been sentenced to one year in prison and 200 lashes in the conservative Muslim kingdom, a Saudi...
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
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Amnesty International on Wednesday condemned the conviction of Bahraini rights leader Nabeel Rajab as unsound and called on the country to release...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
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