UAE: One year on, award-winning human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor’s whereabouts remain unknown

20 March 2018 The authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) should reveal the whereabouts of prominent human rights defender and citizen-journalist Ahmed Mansoor and release him immediately and unconditionally, over two dozen human rights organisations said today. He is […]

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 […]

United Arab Emirates: Stop paying lip service to human rights and release Dr Nasser Bin Ghaith

28 March 2017 A coalition of ten human rights organizations today urged the United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Dr Nasser Bin Ghaith, a prominent economist, academic and human rights defender, who faces a verdict in […]

Ahmed Mansoor nominated as Defender of Human Rights & Freedom of Expression for March 2017

 (Cairo & Beirut, 10 March 2017) The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Maharat Foundation, and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR), in cooperation with IFEX, nominated prominent human rights defender and Blogger Ahmed Mansoor from the United […]