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

4 May, 2017

(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 ...

Iran: “Qanoon” Newspaper Closed for Publishing Report on Prison Conditions

21 June, 2016

 Cairo: 21 June, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) deprecated the closure of “Qanoon” independent newspaper yesterday (June 20), over alleged charges of “defamation and dissemination of false information to create a state of public concern”, after it published ...

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Stand Up for Digital Rights! Unveiling Recommendations for Responsible Tech

16 June, 2016

Today, the Centre for Law and Democracy, in collaboration with the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI, Egypt), the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS, India), the Centro de Estudios en Libertad de Expresión y Acceso a la Información ...

Iran: ANHRI Demands Release of Journalist Bahman Daroshafaei

9 February, 2016

Cairo: 9 February, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), today, expressed condemnation of the Iranian authorities' arrest of the British journalist of Iranian origin “Bahman Daroshafaei” from his house, on February 3, without pressing any charges. Six Iranian secret ...

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Iran: ANHRI demands Urgent Release of Iranian Blogger “Arash Zad”

5 October, 2015

 Cairo: 5 October, 2015 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), today, denounced the arrest of the blogger and women’s rights defender “Arash Zad”, by the intelligence agency affiliated to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, while visiting Tehran to spend a ...

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Iran: Murder of Labor Activist “Shahrokh Zamani” Should be Investigated, & Results Announced, ANHRI Says

15 September, 2015

  Cairo: 15 September, 2015 Today, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounced the murder of human rights activist and trade unionist “Shahrokh Zamani”, on the 13th of September, in Gohardasht Prison, where he was serving an 11-year in prison ...

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Imprisonment of Mahmoud Mohamed & Islam Talaat Renewed for 45 Days

24 August, 2015

Cairo: 24 August, 2015 Giza Criminal Court, which is convened at the Police Academy and presided over by Judge Mohamed Nagi Shehata, decided to renew the imprisonment of the two students, Mahmoud Mohamed (a prisoner of T-shirt) and Islam Talaat, for ...

Iran: Trial of Washington Post Reporter on Spy Charges Resumed

10 June, 2015

Cairo: 10 June, 2015 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), today, expressed its condemnation of returning the trial of US journalist of Iranian origin “Jason Rezaian” on charges. Rezaian, his wife “Yeganeh Salehi”- also a journalist- along with a female ...

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Iran: The Arrest of Human Rights Defender Revealed the Sexual Abuse of Iranian Women Inside Prisons

12 January, 2015

Cairo: 12 January, 2015 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned today the arrest of Iranian child rights defender "Athena Vrkdana" on the day before yesterday, Saturday, January 10th, against the backdrop of publishing a video on "YouTube" in ...

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Iran: An Official Warning to Ban “Instagram”

16 November, 2014

Cairo: 16 November, 2014   The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounces the statements released by the Iranian authorities concerning the ban of “Instagram” application.   A committee that was assigned to censor the Internet in Iran gave the government a two-month deadline ...

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