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ANHRI: Imprisoning academic Dr. Nasser Bin Ghaith deepens the human rights violations record in UAE

30 March, 2017

Cairo: 29 March, 2017 The Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said in a statement today, "We declare prisoner of conscience Academic Dr. Nasser Bin Ghaith has not received a fair trial and his sentence yesterday confirms how far human ...

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Bahrain: Nabeel Rajab remains in prison despite court-ordered release

29 December, 2016

 Cairo: 29 December, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today: “The ongoing detention of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, one of the founders of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, after the court ordered his release yesterday constitutes ...

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Kuwait: Cyber Crimes Law silencing dissent, as Sara Al-Drees remains subject to prosecution in ongoing trial, says coalition trial observation report

12 December, 2016

Kuwait’s Cyber Crimes Law has effectively silenced dissent in the country, and brought human rights defenders to trial, including blogger Sara Al-Drees, who faces up to five years in jail for a tweet. A trial observation report outlines the violations of ...

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Kuwait: Activist “Khalifa Ali Al-Hashash” arrested for publishing critical comments on “Twitter”

6 December, 2016

 Cairo: 6 December, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) today commended the Kuwaiti security forces' arrest of Kuwaiti reformist activist Khalifa Ali Al-Hashash for allegedly spreading false news against the backdrop of some comments published on the social networking ...

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UAE: ANHRI condemns activist Amina Mohamed Abdouly’s imprisonment over a publishing-related case

1 November, 2016

 Cairo: 1 November, 2016 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounced the ruling issued yesterday morning (October 31) by the Supreme Federal Court to imprison tweep Amina Mohamed Abdouly for five years on a charge of promoting a terrorist group. Yesterday, ...

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Algeria: Blocking Social Media Websites is a Flagrant Attack on the Right to Information

20 June, 2016

 Cairo: 20 June, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) expresses its vehement condemnation of the decision issued by the Algerian government- represented by the Ministry of Post, Information Technology and Communication- to block social media websites and applications coinciding ...

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Kuwait: ANHRI Condemns the Unjust 10-year in Prison Sentence Against Waleed Fares

16 May, 2016

 Cairo: 16 May, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has decried the ruling issued by the Kuwaiti Criminal Court to imprison Waleed Fares Nawaf Hayes (popularly known as Gibrit Seyassi) for ten years with hard labour, on the ...

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UAE: ANHRI Calls for the Release of Twitter Prisoner “Moza Mohammed Abdouly”, the Youngest Prisoner of Opinion

6 April, 2016

Cairo: 6 April, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned the continuation of the trial of Moza Mohammed Abdouly,18, before the Federal Supreme Court; for allegedly "insulting the Emirati state, its leaders, and its official and political institutions” ...

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Saudi Arabia: Alhodaif Arrested Following his Statements on Al-Zend’s Arrival to UAE

22 March, 2016

 Cairo: 21 March, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) condemned the Saudi authorities' arrest of Mohammed Alhodaif, a Saudi academic, at Riyadh Airport on the 19th of March, 2016, following some tweets on his Twitter account about ...

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KSA: Dr. Nasher Alsedran and His Colleague Ali Abo-Saq Sentenced to Lashes For Tweets on Medical Negligence

12 January, 2016

 Cairo: 12 January, 2016  The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) deplored the prison and lash sentence handed down by Najran's Criminal Court against Dr. Nasher Alsedran and his fellow pharmacist Ali Abo-Saq, over a defamation charge, against the backdrop ...

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