Kuwait: Further decline in freedom of expression Dissolving the board of directors of the Freedom Society, and imprisonment of Anwar Dashti because of a tweet

Cairo on July 4, 2018 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) stated today that the Kuwaiti authorities should stop attacking civil society organizations, reverse the decision of the Minister of Social Affairs to dissolve the Board of Directors […]

On World Press Freedom Day 2017, Freedom of Opinion and Expression in Arab Countries report released

(Beirut, Cairo) – On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and Maharat Foundation released, on 03 May 2017, their report on “Freedom of Opinion and […]

Kuwait: Cyber Crimes Law silencing dissent, as Sara Al-Drees remains subject to prosecution in ongoing trial, says coalition trial observation report

Kuwait’s Cyber Crimes Law has effectively silenced dissent in the country, and brought human rights defenders to trial, including blogger Sara Al-Drees, who faces up to five years in jail for a tweet. A trial observation report outlines the violations of […]

Kuwait: ANHRI welcomes the decision to annul the revocation of Ahmed Al-Shammari’s nationality and calls for granting citizenship to “Bidun” community

Cairo: 10 October, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) welcomed the ruling issued by the Administrative Judiciary Court yesterday to rescind the Ministry of Interior decision of stripping media worker Ahmed Jabr al-Shammari of his citizenship.  Yesterday (October 9), […]