Syria: Rights groups condemn extrajudicial execution of human rights defender and software engineer Bassel Khartabil

The family of Bassel Khartabil, a Syrian-Palestinian software engineer and free speech activist, confirmed that he had been subjected to an extrajudicial execution in October 2015. The undersigned human rights organisations condemn the extrajudicial execution of Khartabil and call for […]

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 […]

Stand Up for Digital Rights! Unveiling Recommendations for Responsible Tech

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 […]

“Their Freedom is Their Right” Campaign Declares “Razan Zaitouneh” the Month’s Prisoner of February

The campaign #Their Freedom Is Their Right to defend Arab prisoners of opinion, which is launched by “Maharat” Foundation and the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) and joined by the Arab Group members of IFEX International Network, has […]

Imprisonment of Mahmoud Mohamed & Islam Talaat Renewed for 45 Days

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, […]