Saudi Arabia

“Media of Princes” How did Saudi media gain control?

27 August, 2017

Foreword In late 2007, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) released a report on the Tunisian paid ads published in some newspapers without referring to them as advertisements. Rather, they were published as part of an investigative report or ...

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Hear the voice of Loujain Al Hathloul

8 June, 2017

In solidarity with Saudi human rights activist Loujain Al Hathloul, who has been released after recurrent detention because of her peaceful expression of opinion and her protests calling for women rights being wasted in her country, the Arabic Network for ...

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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 ...

KSA: An exceptional court unjustly sentences media worker Fadel Al-Shoala to four years of imprisonment

7 November, 2016

Cairo: 7 November, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned the ruling issued yesterday (November 6) by the Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh (an exceptional court) to imprison media worker and social activist for four years in addition ...

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KSA: ANHRI calls for the release of activist Mamdouh Alshammari “Al-Monsadah”

12 October, 2016

Cairo: 12 October, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned the Riyadh police's arrest of social media activist Mamdouh Alshammari- aka “Al-Monsadah”- for allegedly publishing critical videos through “Snapchat” application. On October 8, Col. Fawaz bin Jameel Al-Maiman, police media ...

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“Their Freedom is Their Right” Campaign Declares Dr. Mohammed Fahad al-Qahtani the Month Prisoner of October 2016

11 October, 2016

Cairo- Beirut: 11 October, 2016 The campaign #Their Freedom Is Their Right to defend Arab prisoners of opinion, which is launched on 4 May 2015 by “Maharat” Foundation and the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) and joined by the Arab ...

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ANHRI: Authorities in KSA have to immediately release media worker Fadel Al-Shoala

22 September, 2016

Cairo: 22 September, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has called for the urgent release of media professional and human rights activist Fadel Al-Shoala after serving ten months in detention without any charge. Media worker Fadel Al-Shoala was ...

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KSA: Release Sheikh Mohammad Hassan Al-Habib

14 July, 2016

 Cairo: 14 July, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) deprecated the Saudi authorities' detention of Mohammad Hassan al-Habib, one of the most prominent clerics of Shiites in Qatif, on Friday the 8th of July 2016. No reasons behind al-Habib's detention ...

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Saudi Arabia: Human rights violators should not be allowed to remain on the UN Human Rights Council

13 July, 2016

 13-July-2016 The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) call upon the United Nations General Assembly to suspend the membership rights of Saudi Arabia in the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), and to ...

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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 ...