Freedom of expression

Tunisia: ANHRI demands to open an investigation into journalist Ahmed Lamloumi’s receiving threats after publishing a press report

28 August, 2017

Cairo: 28 August, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) today condemned the death threats received by journalist Ahmed Lamloumi, reporter of Al Chourouk newspaper in Medenine (southeastern Tunisia), against the backdrop of a press report on Medenine ...

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Egypt| Crackdown on freedom of opinion and expression escalates by the government’s three branches

9 May, 2017

Cairo: 9 May, 2017 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has warned of the recent dramatic escalation of crackdown on freedom of opinion and expression by the government’s three branches (Legislative, Executive and Judicial), which are severely hostile ...

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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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Operation Decisive Storm Strikes Freedom of Expression in Yemen & the Gulf.. A new report by ANHRI monitoring the impact of the war in Yemen on freedom of expression

4 October, 2016

Cairo: 4 October, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has released its latest report on freedom of opinion and expression in the Arab World, entitled “Operation Decisive Storm Strikes Freedom of Expression in Yemen and the Gulf”. The report came ...

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Operation Decisive Storm Strikes Freedom of Expression in Yemen & the Gulf

4 October, 2016

 Introduction  On the 6th of August, 500 days have passed since the beginning of a military intervention into Yemen launched by Saudi Arabia alongside a nine-member coalition of allied countries, known as "Operation Decisive Storm" against the forces of Abdul Malik ...

Kuwait: Flawed Amendments Depriving Opponents from Running for National Assembly Elections

26 June, 2016

Cairo: 26 June, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned Kuwait's National Assembly's approval of amendment, on June 22, to a law that violates the Kuwaiti constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in addition to depriving all ...

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10 Rights groups launch Voices Behind Bars campaign to defend victims of freedom of expression

15 June, 2016

Two years after President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi took his oath of office, the country has and continues to witness a clear deterioration in the status of civil rights and liberties. It is not only the rights and liberties of individuals ...

Bahrain: A New Spate of Repression Against Human Rights Defenders,,, Rights Activist Nabeel Rajab Re-arrested

13 June, 2016

Cairo: 13 June, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) vehemently condemned the arrest of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab from his home by the security forces early this morning without declaring any reasons.  Sumaya Rajab, Nabeel's wife, has ...

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Bahrain: Rights Delegation Barred from Travelling to Geneva to Attend UN Human Rights Council Meetings.

12 June, 2016

Cairo: 12 June, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) deprecated banning the Civil Human Rights Delegation from heading to Geneva by the authorities in Bahrain International Airport early this morning. The delegation was planning to take part in ...

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KSA: Dr. Ahmad bin Rashid bin Saeed Arrested by Security Bodies Without Declaring any Reasons

7 June, 2016

Cairo: 7 June, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has deprecated the detention of the Saudi academic Ahmad bin Rashid bin Saeed by the security bodies yesterday the 6th of June, without any reasons declared. Yesterday, many of ...

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