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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 ...

OMAN: Case against “Azamn” journalists must be overturned on appeal, says coalition of rights groups, as verdict expected on 17 November

10 November, 2016

On 7 November 2016, the Omani Appeal Court in Muscat heard the case against three journalists of “Azamn” newspaper, Ibrahim Al-Maamari, Yousef Al-Haj, and Zaher Al-Abri, and judgment will be handed down on 17 November 2016. A coalition of rights groups which monitored ...

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Egypt: “Cabinet incidents” case adjourned to November 26 to resume pleading

30 October, 2016

Giza Criminal Court's circuit 5 (Terrorism), convened at the Police Academy and presided over by counselor Nagy Shehata, decided to postpone the re-trial of defendants into the case known in media as “Cabinet incidents” to the hearing of 26 November 2016. ...

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Oman: ANHRI condemns closure of “Azamn” newspaper, the arrest of three of its journalists, and the violation of freedom of expression and rule of law

27 September, 2016

 Cairo: 26 September, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) deprecated the ruling issued yesterday (26 September) to permanently close “Azamn” daily journal and jail three of its journalists, including the newspaper's editor-in-chief. Yesterday, the Muscat Court of First Instance ...

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Oman: “Azamn” Newspaper Closed, 3 Journalists Detained for Publishing Report on Corruption Case

11 August, 2016

Cairo: 10 August, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) deplored the decision issued on 9 August to close down “Azamn” newspaper and ban its publication and circulation by all means, including online, as well as the detention of ...

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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 ...

In order to establish an independent mechanism to protect freedom of opinion and expression and the media in the Arab region

14 June, 2016

 Tunisia, June 13, 2016  The Arab Group of IFEX, the international network for the defense of freedom of expression, established a working group in Tunis on the 1st and 2nd of June, 2016 to discuss the best ways to protect the ...

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Oman: ANHRI Calls for the Immediate Release of Writer Sulaiman Al-Ma’amari

4 May, 2016

Cairo: 4 May, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has condemned the detention of Omani writer 'Sulaiman Al Ma'amari' by the Internal Security Service (Intelligence) on April 28, 2016; against the backdrop of proclaiming his solidarity with ...

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ANHRI Releases a Guide for Egyptian, Regional and International Human Rights Organizations and their Ways of Communication

4 April, 2016

Cairo: April 4, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) issued today a new guide for Egyptian, regional, and international human rights organizations. The guidebook covers the basic information related to most of the serious and effective organizations in ...

Oman: ANHRI Condemns the Imprisonment of Media Professional Nasr bin Nasser Al Busaidi over an Opinion Case

19 February, 2016

  Cairo: 18 February, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has deprecated the ruling handed down, on February 16, by Court of First Instance in Nizwa (west of the capital) against Nasr bin Nasser Al Busaidi, a media professional, ...

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