Freedom of Opinion and Expression

“Al Bawaba News” journalist arrested and disappeared

28 August, 2017

Cairo: 28 August, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemns the continuation of the Interior Ministry’s approach in denying the arrest of citizens, in spite of evidences proving their detention and arrest at the hands of the ministry’s ...

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Egypt: Recently released journalist Hany Salah al-Din arrested over fabricated news

22 August, 2017

Cairo: 22 August, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned the security forces’ arrest of journalist Hany Salah al-Din, in less than a month after he was acquitted from “Rabaa operation room” case for allegedly inciting protests. ...

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ANHRI: Imprisonment of Moroccan activist Mohammed Thaghra violates the right to freedom of expression

20 August, 2017

Cairo: 20 August, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounced the ruling issued on 18 August by Inezgane Court of First Instance to imprison Mohammed Thaghra- AKA "Hamza al-Hazin"- for 10 months in addition to a fine of ...

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Stop confiscating “Alef” Bookstores

20 August, 2017

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned the confiscation of the assets of Alef Bookstore in all its branches all over Egypt’s governorates, and the delegation of the state-owned Akhbar Al-Youm investment company to manage it; after some ...

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Morocco: Free Zefzafi and his colleagues.. Free the “Rif”

11 July, 2017

Cairo: 11 July, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) called for the release of Nasser Zefzafi, an activist at the protest movement in northern Morocco “Rif”, opening an impartial and transparent investigation into allegations of torture against ...

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All you need to know about the emergency state after being extended

9 July, 2017

After Egypt’s Parliament approved to extend the state of emergency, days ago, you may need to know more about the notorious emergency law alongside the powers granted to the executive body and the freedoms you are being denied, in addition ...

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Egypt| Nael Hassan imprisonment for criticizing and expressing his views online is a continuation of repression and anti-free speech policy

23 April, 2017

Cairo: 23 April, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) today condemned the arrest of political activist and Dostour Party member in Alexandria “Nael Hassan” for allegedly “insulting the president of the republic online”. On Friday April 21, the security ...

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Suspending Al-Bawaba newspaper’s issue for the second consecutive day shows the wasting of the Constitution before and after imposing state of emergency

11 April, 2017

Cairo: 11 April, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today that the Egyptian authorities confiscation of Tuesday's issue of the “Al-Bawaba” newspaper for the second day in a row-against the backdrop of their demand to hold ...

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Newsletter 611

13 October, 2016

Freedom of Expression in a Week Newsletter 611 28 September 2016- 12 October 2016 Bahrain Cassation Court sets October 17 to review the appeal into Sheikh Ali Salman case, authorities bar 3 rights activists from traveling On the 3rd of October, the the Cassation Court ordered the release ...

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UAE: Speech Charges Violate Academic’s Rights

13 October, 2016

Nasser bin Ghaith Held Incommunicado for 9 Months  (Beirut, October 13, 2016) – United Arab Emirates authorities have violated basic rights in their prosecution of the Emirati academic Nasser bin Ghaith, a coalition of nine human rights organizations said today. Bin Ghaith faces ...

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